by MARK MEMMOTT
This story broke Wednesday in the Anchorage Daily News, but it has too much going for it not to pass along. Monday night while competing in Alaska’s Iditarod dog sled race, Scott Janssen’s 9-year-old husky Marshall collapsed.
“Janssen raced to the dog,” the newspaper writes. “Marshall did not appear to be breathing.” “I know what death looks like, and he was gone. Nobody home,” Janssen told the Daily News.
And when Janssen says he knows what death looks like, he means it. Janssen is “the mushing mortician.” He runs a funeral home in Anchorage.
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