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  • Blaer Bjarkardottir (left), 15, left, pictured with her mother, Bjork Eidsdottir, is bringing legal action against the Icelandic government to allow her to use her name, which is not on the list of 1,853 government-approved female names. (AP Photo/Anna Andersen)

    Icelandic girl fights for right to her own name

    A 15-year-old is suing the Icelandic state for the right to legally use the name given to her by her mother. The problem? Blaer, which means "light breeze" in Icelandic, is not on a list approved by the government.

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