Children from throughout the Washington area gathered near the Capitol to participate in the yearly racing competition. The winners qualify to compete in the All-American Soap Box Derby in Akron, Ohio, in July.
June 15, 2013
Caleb Alexander, 10, of Leesburg, gets a hug from his sister, Abbi, while his dad, Mark, left, looks on before his race at the 72nd Annual Greater Washington Soap Box Derby in the District.
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