Princess Sofia Says She's 'Flattered' to Be Named 'Hillbilly of the Year' (Seriously)
The royal mom-to-be accepts gracefully after she receives the "honor" from readers of a rural website
“I feel honored and flattered,” Sofia, who as well as being a princess also holds the title Duchess of Värmland, is quoted as telling the site. “Lantis of the year is a fine distinction.”
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Sofia, 31, was moved to tears last October when, accompanied by her husband Prince Carl Philip, she made a heartfelt homecoming to the remote rural area of southwest Sweden where she grew up in the small town of Älvdalen.
“The years I spent here made me who I am today,” she said of the 1,800-strong community. “Dalarna will always have a very important place in my heart – especially Älvdalen.”
She and Prince Carl Philip are expecting their first child in April.