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More than 20,000 rubber ducks race down the Ohio River to support the Harbor House

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - The Ohio River looked a little yellow Saturday afternoon.

The river served as a giant bathtub for more than 20,000 yellow rubber duckies.

It's part of the 12th annual Ken-Ducky Derby at Waterfront Park.

The race benefits Harbor House of Louisville, which works with adults with disabilities. 

The ducks cost $5 apiece, so that's at least $100,000 to support its programs. 

"It's a major fundraiser for us, so without it we can't support all the programs and services we have," said Ina Miller, the Harbor House Coordinator. "So it's very significant to us. That's why duck adoptions are huge ... we call it duck season at Harbor house right now."

The first duck to cross the finish line won its buyer a 2015 Honda Fit from Sam Swope Honda World.

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