Rasmus meets God’s best friend

Rasmus and Paradis-Oskar tell the story of when they first met. Rasmus had run away from the children’s home Västerhaga and hit the road to find himself new parents. Gunnar had said that everyone only wanted girls with curly hair, but there must be someone who would consider a boy with straight and untidy hair? Rasmus runs along the narrow trails in the summer night and spends the night in a barn in a meadow. When he wakes up he realises he is not alone in the barn. There is a tramp over in the hay. It is Oskar – paradise tramp and God’s best friend – who walks along the roads with his accordion and sings at the farms for some money or a bit of food. Rasmus also wants to become one of those paradise tramps….

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