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Nathaniel Hamlyn - Mushing in Memory of his Grandmother

March4 Dog Sled.02 .JPG Nathaniel Hamlyn March4 Dog Sled.04 .JPGMarch4 Dog Sled.01.JPG For the past five years the entire Hamlyn family of Labrador City has been into dog sledding.
The family of four keeps twelve dogs and a number of sleds, enjoying weekend trips as a family.
Today they are heading out for one of their biggest trips ever. They are driving to Port Hope Simpson for a 150 mile trek. The idea came from oldest son, Nathaniel. He wanted to mush fifty miles a day for three days on the south Coast of Labrador in memory of his late grandmother, Alma Notley. The family hopes to raise money to add to a scholarship they donated to the College of the North Atlantic. The adventure seeking sixten year old spoke to reporter Jeremy Eaton.

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