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Togo, Leonhard Seppala's team leader

Togo, Leonhard Seppala's team leader, was 12 years old when he ran in the "Great Race of Mercy" in 1925. This photograph was distributed as a postcard in the late 1920s. Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Library and Archives

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