Kavya Shivashankar of Olathe, Kansas, wins the 2009 Scripps National Spelling Bee competition, Thursday, May 28, 2009, in Washington, D.C. (Robert Giroux/MCT)
Kavya Shivashankar of Olathe, Kansas, wins the 2009 Scripps National Spelling Bee competition, Thursday, May 28, 2009, in Washington, D.C. (Robert Giroux/MCT) MCT
Kavya Shivashankar of Olathe, Kansas, wins the 2009 Scripps National Spelling Bee competition, Thursday, May 28, 2009, in Washington, D.C. (Robert Giroux/MCT) MCT

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