Each year, American Legion Post 118 held a Diaper Derby on their front lawn. On August 25th 1963 the annual derby has held, here is a clipping from the American Legion's scrapbook, published in the Leader-Observer -- read through it and you might see a few familiar names, including Woodhaven's Jimmy Young.

The entire page can be found here.  Here is the original of the photo that appeared in the Leader --

Here are the rules of the Diaper Derby --

And here are a few more pictures from that day - take a good look, maybe you recognize someone?


Remembering Jimmy Young

Ceremony for Jimmy Young in 2010

Remembering a True Son of Woodhaven

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Photos by Joey Wendell