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FILE - Iditarod musher Michelle Phillips, from Tagish Yukon Territory, mushes into the Yukon River village of Anvik at sunset during the 2011 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race March 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Anchorage Daily News, Bob Hallinen, File)