An exposé that answers a question many must have had–how had the Oslo murders impacted individual Norwegians? Of all places, the tidy, liberal nation and its dependably calm society had experienced a shock, one that would not go back in the box, and promised a national transformation. Well written and poignant, not disassociated from the event–the bomb was clearly heard by the author and his child. As an American Indian, I never ever have enjoyed an innocence like Norwegians seemed to savor. I might say welcome to the real world, but this article transcends such.