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Local girl takes fifth at 2008 Soap Box Derby finals

Original post made on Jul 28, 2008

Mountain View resident Alison Parman took fifth place among hundreds of drivers at the 2008 All American Soap Box Derby, the largest soap box race in the world, held last weekend in Akron, Ohio. Racing her pink car in the stock class, the Saint Simons student won race after race before being eliminated in the final rounds.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, July 28, 2008, 4:08 PM

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Posted by carol, a resident of Midtown
on Jul 28, 2008 at 6:07 pm

This is a super program. I'd like to see more races happening locally. Congratulations to Alison, to all the racers, and to the sponsors who made it possible.


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