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2013 Iditarod Day 10

Mitch Seavey became a two-time Iditarod champion when he drove his dog team under the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday evening, Mar. 12, 2013. Leader Taurus looks out at the crowd gathered on Front Street.
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Mitch Seavey became a two-time Iditarod champion when he drove his dog team under the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday evening, Mar. 12, 2013.
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Mitch Seavey became a two-time Iditarod champion when he drove his dog team under the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday evening, Mar. 12, 2013.
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Mitch Seavey became a two-time Iditarod champion when he drove his dog team under the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday evening, Mar. 12, 2013. Leaders Tanner, left, and Taurus are photographed with Mitch Seavey after wining the dog race.
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Fans wait for Aliy Zirkle to cross the finish of the Iditarod aTrail Sled Dog Race in Nome on Tuesday evening, Mar. 12, 2013.
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Dan Seavey waits to see his son Mitch Seavey became a two-time Iditarod champion on Tuesday evening, Mar. 12, 2013.
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Aliy Zirkle finished second in the Iditarod for the second consecutive year when her dog team crossed under the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday evening, Mar. 12, 2013.
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Aliy Zirkle finished second in the Iditarod for the second consecutive year when her dog team crossed under the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday evening, Mar. 12, 2013.
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Mitch Seavey became a two-time Iditarod champion when he drove his dog team under the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday evening, Mar. 12, 2013. He congratulates second place finisher Aliy Zirkle after she arrived in Nome.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Mitch Seavey became a two-time Iditarod champion when he drove his dog team under the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday evening, Mar. 12, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Mitch Seavey became a two-time Iditarod champion when he drove his dog team under the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday evening, Mar. 12, 2013. He congratulates second place finisher Aliy Zirkle after she arrived in Nome.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Lead dog Tanner brings Mitch Seavey's dog team into the finish chute and under the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday evening, Mar. 12, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Mitch Seavey's granddaughter Annie Seavey, 2, being held by her mother Jen, cheers under the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday evening, Mar. 12, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Mitch Seavey became a two-time Iditarod champion when he drove his dog team under the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday evening, Mar. 12, 2013. Race marshal Mark Nordman is at right.
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Aliy Zirkle finished second in the Iditarod for the second consecutive year when her dog team crossed under the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday evening, Mar. 12, 2013.
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Aliy Zirkle runs next to her sled as she leaves White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Dallas Seavey embraces his father Mitch Seavey minutes before Mitch left White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Mitch Seavey puts booties on his dogs before leaving White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Volunteer Beverly Andersson hands Mitch Seavey his race bib at White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Seavey will put the bib on in Saftey the last checkpoint before Nome.
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Children from White Mountain School look at Mitch Seavey's dogs resting on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Aliy Zirkle puts booties on her dogs prior to leaving White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Mitch Seavey officially signs out of the White Mountain checkpoint on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Dallas Seavey, left, and Ray Redington, Jr., tend to their dog teams during the 8-hour layover in White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Sled dogs in Aliy Zirkle's team howl as they get ready to leave White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Aliy Zirkle driving her dog team up the Fish River outside White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Mitch Seavey drives his dog team towards Nome after leaving the White Mountain checkpoint on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Mitch Seavey puts boots on his dog team prior to leaving White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Mitch Seavey preparing to White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Mitch Seavey preparing to White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Mitch Seavey was the first musher to leave White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Mitch Seavey was the first musher to leave White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Aliy Zirkle gets her dogs ready to leave White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Aliy Zirkle was the second musher to leave White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Aliy Zirkle lines out her dog team as they prepare to leave White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Aliy Zirkle was the second musher to leave White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Mitch Seavey was the first musher to leave White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Aliy Zirkle driving her dog team up the Fish River outside White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Aerial view of dog teams resting on the Fish River in White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, where the mushers are required to take an 8-hour layover before proceeding to the Nome finish of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Aerial view of Iditarod champion Mitch Seavey as he drives his dog team towards the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013.
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Aerial view of Aliy Zirkle as she drives her dog team towards the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013.
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Aerial view of Aliy Zirkle as she drives her dog team towards the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013.
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Mitch Seavey was the first musher to leave White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Aliy Zirkle was the second musher to leave White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. She is using a ski pole to assist the dogs as they travel along the Fish River north of the checkpoint.
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Mitch Seavey was the first musher to leave White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Aliy Zirkle begins the long run from White Mountain to the finish in Nome on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Mitch Seavey begins the long run from White Mountain to the finish in Nome on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Aliy Zirkle prepares her team to leave the White Mountain checkpoint after doing her mandatory 8 hour rest during the 2013 Iditarod.
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DeeDee Jonrowe works with Ophelia at the White Mountain checkpoint during her mandatory 8 hour rest during the 2013 Iditarod.
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Mitch Seavey talks to his son Dallas Seavey in White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Aliy Zirkel, right, gets a hug before leaving White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Mitch Seavey became a two-time Iditarod champion when he drove his dog team under the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday evening, Mar. 12, 2013. Leader Taurus looks out at the crowd gathered on Front Street.
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Mitch Seavey became a two-time Iditarod champion when he drove his dog team under the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday evening, Mar. 12, 2013.
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Mitch Seavey became a two-time Iditarod champion when he drove his dog team under the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday evening, Mar. 12, 2013.
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Mitch Seavey became a two-time Iditarod champion when he drove his dog team under the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday evening, Mar. 12, 2013. Leaders Tanner, left, and Taurus are photographed with Mitch Seavey after wining the dog race.
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Fans wait for Aliy Zirkle to cross the finish of the Iditarod aTrail Sled Dog Race in Nome on Tuesday evening, Mar. 12, 2013.
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Dan Seavey waits to see his son Mitch Seavey became a two-time Iditarod champion on Tuesday evening, Mar. 12, 2013.
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Aliy Zirkle finished second in the Iditarod for the second consecutive year when her dog team crossed under the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday evening, Mar. 12, 2013.
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Aliy Zirkle finished second in the Iditarod for the second consecutive year when her dog team crossed under the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday evening, Mar. 12, 2013.
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Mitch Seavey became a two-time Iditarod champion when he drove his dog team under the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday evening, Mar. 12, 2013. He congratulates second place finisher Aliy Zirkle after she arrived in Nome.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Mitch Seavey became a two-time Iditarod champion when he drove his dog team under the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday evening, Mar. 12, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Mitch Seavey became a two-time Iditarod champion when he drove his dog team under the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday evening, Mar. 12, 2013. He congratulates second place finisher Aliy Zirkle after she arrived in Nome.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Lead dog Tanner brings Mitch Seavey's dog team into the finish chute and under the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday evening, Mar. 12, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Mitch Seavey's granddaughter Annie Seavey, 2, being held by her mother Jen, cheers under the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday evening, Mar. 12, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Mitch Seavey became a two-time Iditarod champion when he drove his dog team under the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday evening, Mar. 12, 2013. Race marshal Mark Nordman is at right.
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Aliy Zirkle finished second in the Iditarod for the second consecutive year when her dog team crossed under the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday evening, Mar. 12, 2013.
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Aliy Zirkle runs next to her sled as she leaves White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Dallas Seavey embraces his father Mitch Seavey minutes before Mitch left White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Mitch Seavey puts booties on his dogs before leaving White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Volunteer Beverly Andersson hands Mitch Seavey his race bib at White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Seavey will put the bib on in Saftey the last checkpoint before Nome.
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Children from White Mountain School look at Mitch Seavey's dogs resting on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Aliy Zirkle puts booties on her dogs prior to leaving White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Mitch Seavey officially signs out of the White Mountain checkpoint on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Dallas Seavey, left, and Ray Redington, Jr., tend to their dog teams during the 8-hour layover in White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Sled dogs in Aliy Zirkle's team howl as they get ready to leave White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Aliy Zirkle driving her dog team up the Fish River outside White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Mitch Seavey drives his dog team towards Nome after leaving the White Mountain checkpoint on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Mitch Seavey puts boots on his dog team prior to leaving White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Mitch Seavey preparing to White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Mitch Seavey preparing to White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Mitch Seavey was the first musher to leave White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Mitch Seavey was the first musher to leave White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Aliy Zirkle gets her dogs ready to leave White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Aliy Zirkle was the second musher to leave White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Aliy Zirkle lines out her dog team as they prepare to leave White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Aliy Zirkle was the second musher to leave White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Mitch Seavey was the first musher to leave White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Aliy Zirkle driving her dog team up the Fish River outside White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Aerial view of dog teams resting on the Fish River in White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, where the mushers are required to take an 8-hour layover before proceeding to the Nome finish of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Aerial view of Iditarod champion Mitch Seavey as he drives his dog team towards the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013.
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Aerial view of Aliy Zirkle as she drives her dog team towards the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013.
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Aerial view of Aliy Zirkle as she drives her dog team towards the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013.
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Mitch Seavey was the first musher to leave White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Aliy Zirkle was the second musher to leave White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. She is using a ski pole to assist the dogs as they travel along the Fish River north of the checkpoint.
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Mitch Seavey was the first musher to leave White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Aliy Zirkle begins the long run from White Mountain to the finish in Nome on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Mitch Seavey begins the long run from White Mountain to the finish in Nome on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Aliy Zirkle prepares her team to leave the White Mountain checkpoint after doing her mandatory 8 hour rest during the 2013 Iditarod.
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DeeDee Jonrowe works with Ophelia at the White Mountain checkpoint during her mandatory 8 hour rest during the 2013 Iditarod.
Kyle Hopkins
Mitch Seavey talks to his son Dallas Seavey in White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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Aliy Zirkel, right, gets a hug before leaving White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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