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Thursday, April 9th, 2009
Photo by Mark Pummell/The Daily Standard

Kirsten Hampshire places a bootie on a chair leg during an activity station at the first running of the Marion Local Iditarod on Wednesday afternoon. Mushers or team captains use booties to protect the paws of their trusty sled dogs from icy trails.

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