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How Heroic Alaskan Sled Dog Balto Ended Up in Cleveland

By Mental_Floss Studios
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After Balto served as the head dog on a successful mission that delivered medicine to combat a diphtheria outbreak in Nome, Alaska, the Siberian Husky was sold to a vaudeville act. Then the city of Cleveland stepped in.

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