iditarod - ws Flash On January 20th 1917 a 522-mile Daehn...

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ews Flash! n Daehn, Reporting From the Front Lines of the Race- On January 20 th 1917, a 522-mile dog-sled race between Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada and St. Paul, Minnesota set out across the most treacherous terrain possible. Will is in the lead, but Borg Guillarson, a Swedish champion, tries to knock will out if the race but Will won’t give up. Will uses a homemade whistle and his mother’s homemade fruitcake to survive. Iron Will Stoneman saves a racer from Iceland. Will found him lying in the snow with his dogs near him. He had a fever. The doctor on the train said he had Influenza or the flu. The doctor also said that he would have probably died had Will not have found him. Will also had some troubles. First, before he came his dad died. He and his dad regularly mushed into town for deliveries. One morning, he and his dad were going along a trail and his dad broke through some thin ice. His dogs almost went in with him, but when will’s foot got caught in the rope, jack cut it. In doing so he lost his own life.
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This note was uploaded on 12/14/2010 for the course ACC 12 taught by Professor Mrs.k during the Spring '10 term at Univerzita Komenského v Bratislave.

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