The find of a lifetime

An eight-year-old Swedish-American girl came across an exciting find swimming at her local lake, when she pulled an ancient sword from its depths.
“It’s not every day that one steps on a sword in the lake!” Mikael Nordström from Jönköpings Läns Museum said when explaining the significance of the find.

But that’s exactly what happened to Saga Vanecek, who found the relic at the Vidöstern lake in Tånnö, Småland earlier this summer.

“I was outside in the water, throwing sticks and stones and stuff to see how far they skip, and then I found some kind of stick,” Saga told The Local.

“I picked it up and was going to drop it back in the water, but it had a handle, and I saw that it was a little bit pointy at the end and all rusty. I held it up in the air and I said ‘Daddy, I found a sword!’ When he saw that it bent and was rusty, he came running up and took it,” she continued.

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4 Responses to The find of a lifetime

  1. Skipperdaddy says:

    He better hang on to it to keep the muzzies off his 8 yr old.

  2. Veeshir says:

    Does that mean she’s queen of England?

  3. ChuckN says:

    Hmm…a young lady pulls a sword from a lake. Sounds like it’s time for Britain’s savior to return.

  4. Joe says:

    I read the story and it reminded me of a line from an old CCR song, ” Jody said it’s mine but you can have it for seventeen million”. Kid will probably never see a Krona.

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