Axel Fagerberg was born in 2012 with a serious heart disease. Only four days old he performed the first of three surgeries. Second operation was done when he was six months old. The third and last operation, as the reportage here depicts, was made when Axel was one year and eight months old.
In response to the people who claimed that the Holocaust never occurred the Association Holocaust Eyewitnesses was formed 1991 in Sweden. Since the war they have felt guilty and ashamed because they survived. But the anger against revisionists and responsibility to tell the world caused them to break their silence. These are the survivors.
Kenneth Wahlberg aka Ken Wegas makes a living by imitating Elvis. On stage Ken Wegas acts entirely according to how The King expressed his songs. He goes down in Elvis’s famous poses and throwing scarves, the clothes and instruments are exact replicas of Elvis equipment - nothing is left to chance by the Swedish Elvis.
The final exercise, “Joint Challenge”, is one of the years largest military exercises conducted in southern Sweden. 18 units, 4,500 people, 800 vehicles and 260 combat vehicles practiced before national and international missions.
As hospital clown Eva Westerling meets the children who are vulnerable to infections, waiting for an appendectomy or who are simply just afraid of syringes. She is always on the children’s flank and gives them a much-needed break from everyday life.
For more than 40 years, Freddy Hansen has performed as a Wall of Death-rider on his 1926 Indian Scout motorcycle. He’s had a record-breaking amount of fractures (nearly thirty), but that does not stop him from performing every summer on Kivik's market, keeping a dying tradition alive. Freddy Hansen is the death-rider who does what he loves most: defy death and live life.