75th All American Soap Box Derby

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - It really is as American as Apple Pie, the 75th All American Soap Box Derby in Akron went off without a hitch with boys and girls from all around the country and world competing to cross the finish line first.

Movie maker Corbin Bernsen stepped in when it looked like the nearly century old tradition would be coming to an end because of funding issues.

Bernsen wrote, produced and directed "25 Hill" to help raise money to save the derby.

After Bernsen stepped up to the plate, local sponsors stepped in as well and two years later, the Derby is in the black and going strong!

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