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4-time Iditarod champ diagnosed with leukemia

Four-time Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race champ Susan Butcher, who battled ferocious Bering Sea storms to dominate dog-mushing in the 1980s and become one of the nation's most celebrated sportswomen, is now fighting for her life in a Seattle hospital.

Link here.

December 9, 2005 in alaska | Permalink