Thompson's Yoshida competes in Alaska's 1,151-mile Iditarod race
Published 03/07/2009, Grand Forks Herald
She wakes up at 3 a.m., too wired about “what-ifs” to go back to sleep. Her head is spinning with logistics, such as shipping a $45 straw bale to a checkpoint. She’s dealing with the complication of several of her Alaskan Huskies going into heat, distracting them and others from the task at hand.Word count: 1324
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