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Iditarod Mushers Begin Nearly 1,000-Mile Race Across Alaska

Alaskan native Ryan Redington, the son of Iditarod veteran, Raymie Redington and grandson of Iditarod co-founder, Joe Redington, Sr., heads down the trail outside of Anchorage, Alaska, 03 March 2007 at the beginning of Iditarod XXXV. (JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
Alaskan native Ryan Redington, the son of Iditarod veteran, Raymie Redington and grandson of Iditarod co-founder, Joe Redington, Sr., heads down the trail outside of Anchorage, Alaska, 03 March 2007 at the beginning of Iditarod XXXV. (JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

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