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In Tribute: William 'Larry' Erwin brought soap box derby to Clovis

For two decades, William "Larry" Erwin organized the annual Soap Box Derby in Clovis, in which kids coast home-built racers down a hill in hopes of winning a trip to Akron, Ohio, for a shot at a national championship.

Erwin, who died on Sept. 6 at th...