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November 30, 2022 18 mins

Who doesn’t love the story of the dog, Balto? He was celebrated across the United States as a hero for leading a sled team in Alaska and saving lives. But, do you also know about Togo? You’re about to find out. In 1925, a team with 20 drivers and 150 dogs embarked on a dangerous journey. This is the story of Balto, Togo, and the Nome Serum Run.

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This episode was hosted by Becky Braunstein, written by Heidi Coburn and produced by Randall Lawrence. Original theme music was written and recorded by Luke Messimer. 

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