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Sweden loses its Twitter mind: What happens now that the brilliant, bizarre breastfeeding mom is out?

Sweden loses its Twitter mind: What happens now that the brilliant, bizarre breastfeeding mom is out?

It's been quite a week for the Sweden's Twitter account, which has been making headlines with stream of bizarre and occasionally offensive posts from guest tweeter Sonja Abrahamsson — "a 27-year old womanlike human being from northern Sweden."

Since December, the Swedish bureau of tourism has given its @Sweden handle to a different national citizen every seven days, making for a bold experiment in free speech. The so-called Curators of Sweden encourages its rotating operators to be themselves to represent an honest portrayal of the nation. With tweets on topics ranging from masturbation to moose hunting, the experiment appears to be working.

When Sonja Abrahamsson took the reigns Monday morning, a quick bio of herself on the program's website offered a glimpse of what was to come.

When I was 19 years old I took my stuff (including my boyfriend) and moved to Gothenburg. Then I got pregnant two times in a row. Now I’m a single and low educated mother, but at least I don’t do drugs and prostitution. Instead I have a blog and I write things . . . Thinking about the future is not my specialty, apparently. But I’m excited to know if we all die the 21st of December.

Day one was fairly tame with a series of irreverent posts about her kids and Justin Bieber plus a handful of strange Photoshopped pictures.

But, day two?

Nazis, AIDS, strawberries, urine, sharks, ecstasy and a sadly misinformed conversation about Judaism. (Not a great day for the nation, although its Twitter account netted 27,000 followers in 24 hours.) Day two also included a video of Abrahamsson lip-synching "I'm Bossy," which she said she filmed when she "had a fever and nothin to do."

The rest of the week has seen a discussions of "the mom in Gilmore Girls" and Julian Assange, as well as a pro-breastfeeding thread that included a picture of Abrahamsson feeding her infant son in public next to an air hockey table.

Oh yeah, and there was this post Friday . . . one of her best since Monday: "I’ve got severe body issues. I don’t think its ugly or anything. But it can’t fly, can’t shapeshift, can’t shoot laser beams into space."

Sweden will be sticking to it freedom-of-speech policy, archiving Abrahamsson's material on the Curators of Sweden site along with the tweets from the rest of the rotating weekly curators.

@Sweden, YouTube Screenshot, June 2012
Stepping away from her tweeting for a bit Tuesday afternoon, Abrahamsson offered followers a video of herself lip-synching "I'm Bossy." Courtesy of YouTube
@Sweden, June 2012
@Sweden: HELLO WORLD!!! I’m your new swede for this week! Usually I call myself @hejsonja , because my name is Sonja. This will be fun Courtesy of Twitter/@Sweden
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@Sweden: My neighborhood almost rules and its fantastic when it comes to adventure! Courtesy of Twitter/@Sweden
@Sweden, Project made, June 2012
@Sweden: One day me and my kids had some quality time with scissors and glue and made this Courtesy of Twitter/@Sweden
@Sweden, Sonja and dog, June 2012
@Sweden: Look at this awesome picture of me and a dog! Courtesy of Twitter/@Sweden
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@Sweden: I love this drawing made by my daughter. This person is obviously going to the left. Courtesy of Twitter/@Sweden
@Sweden, YouTube Screenshot, June 2012
@Sweden, June 2012
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@Sweden, Project made, June 2012
@Sweden, Sonja and dog, June 2012
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