9. “The Great Race of Mercy”
Read the Question.
Imagine yourself as either a resident of Nome or a musher making a mercy run. How do you think you would have felt if you were alive during the 1925 serum run to Nome?
Scan the Blurb.
In February of 1925, teams of dogsledders ran routes to deliver diphtheria antitoxin to prevent a diphtheria outbreak in the US’s Alaskan Territory’s small town of Nome and the smaller surrounding communities.