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Survivor of Norway Gun Massacre Running for Parliament

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Vegard Grøslie Wennesland is running for the parliament in the upcoming elections in Norway. (Photo: Arbeiderpartiet/Flickr)

Anders Breivik set out to kill young, politically-minded people who supported a multicultural Norway.

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(This story is based on a radio interview. Listen to the audio to hear it.)

He carried out a mass shooting at a Labour Party youth camp on the Island of Utøya. One of the survivors of that attack was Vegard Grøslie Wennesland. He is now running for parliament in next week's national elections.

Anchor Marco Werman speaks to Wennesland about his reasons for running for government.

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