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Andrea Verdegan rides with the team of Siberian Huskies last week in rural Woodbury. The dogs pull her while she rides an ATV in low gear. Verdegan has been training the dogs for their upcoming trip to Greenland. Staff photo by Judy Spooner.

Local couple hosts sled dog crew

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Jennifer and James Gasperini have had some unusual guests since December at their Woodbury home on Manning Avenue.

The couple is hosting two teams of Siberian husky dogs. The dogs are in training for a three-month trip to Greenland with their owner, Mille Porsild and four other explorers.


The dogs, explorers and gear will leave for their sub-arctic trek on March 17.

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Judy Spooner
Judy Spooner is the longest-serving staff writer at the South Washington County Bulletin. Spooner, who covers education and features in addition to writing a weekly column, has been with the newspaper for over 30 years.
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