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Scenes from the National Spelling Bee in Maryland

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Laura Newcombe of Toronto, asks a question about her word during the Scripps National Spelling Bee final round at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center at National Harbor, Maryland, June 2, 2011.

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Spellers Katie Fo of Beaverton, Oregon reacts with Arvind Mahankali of Forest Hills, New York, after he spells a word in the semifinals of the 2011 Scripps National Spelling Bee contest at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, June 2, 2011.

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David Phan of Boulder, Colorado, reacts after correctly spelling renminbi during the semifinals of the 2011 Scripps National Spelling Bee.

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Nicolas B. Rushlow, 13, from Lancaster, Ohio is embraced by his mother Michelle after being eliminated during the semifinals of the 2011 Scripps National Spelling Bee at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Oxon Hill, Thursday, June 2, 2011. Rushlow spelled 'drusy' incorrectly.

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Sukanya Roy of South Abington Township, Pennsylvania holds up the trophy after winning the 2011 Scripps National Spelling Bee competition June 2, 2011 in National Harbor, Maryland. Roy wins National Spelling Bee with 'cymotrichous'

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OXON HILL, Md. — Sukanya Roy, 14, of South Abington Township, Pa., correctly spelled "cymotrichous," which means wavy hair, in the 20th round to win the 84th Scripps National Spelling Bee. Full story ...