Name: Walter Kelly

Age: 21

Residence: St. Mary’s, but I’m attending Job Corps right now

Occupation: I’m training in security.

Years involved with Iditarod: This is my first time.

Iditarod Role: Security guard.

Current Location: Willow Community Center

Date of Photo: March 5, 2023

Temperature: -7



What, who or how and when did you first get involved with the Iditarod?

I first became involved with security for the Iditarod because I volunteered.

What is your Why? Why are you here TODAY and involved with the Iditarod?

I am here today and involved with Iditarod because my boss asked me if I wanted to, and I did want to.

Tell me about just one of your most memorable Iditarod experiences:

One of my most memorable Iditarod experiences was maybe hearing the dogs howl.

What in life do you know for sure?

What I know for sure in life is that I’m built different.


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