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Profiles in Courage
It was announced today that former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords has been named this year's recipient of the John F. Kennedy Profiles in Courage Award.
The Alaska Dispatch has been offering a different perspective of the Iditarod through its Instagram account. The powerful and personal photos from the nearly 1,000-mile race show everything from aerial views to the breath of a dog visible in the Arctic air.