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2. Alaska - The Sled Dogs Who Saved a Village with Dr. Shanté Cofield

2. Alaska - The Sled Dogs Who Saved a Village with Dr. Shanté Cofield

Update: 2021-07-198
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In this episode, Sharon sits down with Dr. Shanté Cofield, a business coach helping movement and health professionals succeed in the online space. The two connect to discuss the story behind the little-known 1925 Serum Run, which took place in the brutal Alaskan wilderness. During a health crisis, town doctor Curtis Welch was faced with diagnosing and treating an unknown illness, all before it infected the whole town of 1,400 people. Left with limited resources and a short deadline, the Alaskan people sprang into action to set up a sled dog relay to deliver the medicine. Sharon takes Shanté through the twists of the story, providing wit and history at every turn.

For more information on this episode including all resources and links discussed go to https://www.sharonmcmahon.com/podcast 

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Katie Kattner

my kids studied Togo in homeschool this past year... I knew all these facts but still was on the edge of my seat the whole time! love Sharon and her desire to talk about interesting and thojght provoking things on the daily.

Jul 19th
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Teri King

This is one of my favorite stories, love all the details Sharon gave.

Jul 19th
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2. Alaska - The Sled Dogs Who Saved a Village with Dr. Shanté Cofield

2. Alaska - The Sled Dogs Who Saved a Village with Dr. Shanté Cofield