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CNN: Historic plane to transport Thomas Waerner home to Norway after dog musher left stranded in Alaska

What to do when you’re stranded in Alaska by a global pandemic and are trying to get back home to Norway — with 24 dogs in tow.

It’s been quite a three months for dog musher Thomas Waerner, who tells CNN Sport it’s the kind of a story he’ll remember until the day he dies.
The 47-year-old won the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in March, but canceled flights and travel restrictions have prevented him from returning home to his family.
But fear not, the intrepid adventurer has come up with an innovative escape plan.
He’s booked his passage on a historic aircraft destined for a Norwegian museum, with his team of dogs for company.
Read entire article HERE.