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Return to:   Togo and Balto, Dog Heroes - While many details of the great Serum Run of 1925 have faded into history, the names of two famous Alaska dogs, Togo and Balto, have spanned the decades.
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Leonhard Seppala

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Leonhard Seppala was a Norwegian who came to Alaska during Nome’s gold rush of 1899-1900. His kennel of Siberians was developed from dogs that were imported to the Seward Peninsula in the early part of the century. Archives, University of Alaska Fairbanks

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