Swedish-American of the Year

The 2008 Swedish-American Award of the Year – an award to a Swedish-American or an American with Swedish roots who’s made outstanding contributions promoting mutual relations – has gone to the culturally-minded Swedish consul general in San Francisco, Barbro Osher.

She joins previous winners such as Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, William H. Rehnquist, Astronaut Edwin Aldrin and actress Ann-Margret. Speaking with Radio Sweden’s Azariah Kiros, Barbro Osher describes her new American citizenship: