We, the editors of the Wasilla Iron Dog Gazette, have known Sarah Palin all her life—as a teenage basketball star, a beauty queen, a city council member, mayor, governor, and now vice-presidential candidate—and so much more. The stories that have previously circulated about her barely scratch the surface. Indeed, if we wrote down everything we know, you probably wouldn't believe us. However, thanks to tireless investigative work and access to a crucial source close to the Governor, we have managed to obtain a private collection of family photos, published here for the first time. Some of them are annotated in the Governor's own hand, providing a fascinating running commentary on her life. . . .