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Lance Mackey wins Iditarod

Sled-dog racing pundits said it couldn't be done.

Win the brutal 1,000-mile Yukon Quest Sled Dog Race and the punishing 1,100-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race both in one year, both -- in fact -- in the space of little more than a month?

Impossible.

And then a hardscrabble, cancer-beating musher from Fairbanks by the name of Lance Mackey did it.

Read the entire story at the Anchorage Daily News.

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