Gary Cooper and Mari Aldon (1951). Photo of: Cooper and Aldon, the stars of Distant Drums, during filming at Silver Springs, Florida. The film (directed by Raoul Walsh and released by Warner Brothers) was set in the Everglades in the 1840s, during the Second Seminole War.
Susan Butcher (1954 - 2006) The first person to win four out of five sequential Iditarod sled dog races, Susan Butcher and her dogs dominated the sport in the late 1980s. She brought national media attention to the grueling race, which covers more than 1,000 miles of Alaskan wilderness and can take 15 days or more to complete. (AP Photo / Rob Stapleton)