"To take care of Arvid is a real fatherly thing to do. I think that's very masculine," said Mr. Holgersson, 34, gently rocking his 1-year-old son's stroller on a walk around the block near his apartment in southern Stockholm.
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"What kind of a man are you?" the friend asked Mr. Holgersson, who works for an event management company.