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By Motorcoach Through the Yukon & Alaska

A fairly lengthy stop is made at the riverside kennel of Iditarod veteran Susan Butcher. She is extremely sick with leukemia, and her husband Dave Monson is at her bedside, so another musher (whose name I've haven't discovered yet) took over the presentation. This photo was shot during his introduction at 2:35 p.m.

This photograph is © 2006 by Murray Lundberg, and is not to be copied without express permission.
A photograph of a musher along the Chena River at Fairbanks, Alaska