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Butcher says she will conquer leukemia

With the single-minded focus she once applied to winning 1,100-mile sled dog races, four-time Iditarod champion Susan Butcher has launched a seven-month campaign to beat her leukemia and an associated blood disease.

"My whole life has been about challenges -- I love challenges," she said Friday.

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December 10, 2005 in alaska, people | Permalink