Path to happiness: Soap Box Derby means so much to local teen

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AKRON, Ohio --  It's an American tradition, and the center of it all is right here in Northeast Ohio: The All-American Soap Box Derby is next weekend in Akron.

For one competitor, the derby is more than just a race.

Fox 8 photojournalist Ali Ghanbari shows you that for a teen with special needs from Ravenna, the derby is a path to happiness.

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