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Iditarod ’18 Starts With Ceremony, Song, and Protest

Three men sing on an Anchorage street holding Alaska-Native-style drums

On the streets of downtown Anchorage on Saturday was the usual throng of dog handlers, mushers, and race fans, there to see the annual Ceremonial Start of the Iditarod. New this year was the presence of a protest group from PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, which opposes the race.

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