In the News: Swedes meet muscle cars, the Elvis Presley era and the greasers

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In the News

In the News: Swedes meet muscle cars, the Elvis Presley era and the greasers

The American 1950s are alive in Sweden! Vintage muscle cars in Sweden can be a common sight. Cars line the streets of Västerås each summer for a three-day party called Power Big Meet, where Swedes celebrate American 50s culture.

It’s the biggest vintage American car meet in the world, drawing in nearly 150,000 people.

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Girl Power

The Swedish women’s soccer team has replaced the names on the back of their jerseys with empowering tweets, according to ABC.

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