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Soap Box Derby Champion

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From soapbox to boat ladder, Angela Andrist of West St. Paul caught the story of an American hero on film. Andrist submitted her film, Soap Box Derby Champion: Boy Makes Good, to Minnesota Historical Society's 2008 Moving Pictures Film Competition. The competition includes 10-minute films that tell the stories of Minnesota's Greatest Generation. Its an initiative the Minnesota Historical Society launched in 2005, to explore the life and legacy of those born between 1910 and 1929. (Sun Newspapers article by Megan Anderson available online at www.mnsun.com.)