National Spelling Bee Continues In Washington, DC
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2006 National Spelling Bee

National Spelling Bee Continues In Washington, DC
Allion Salvador, 11, of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, closes his eyes with concentration before misspelling “Nauruz” during the eighth round of competition. (Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)
Caitlin Campbell
Caitlin Campbell of Amarillo,Texas is comforted by her father, Larry Campbell, after bowing out of the National Spelling Bee. (Lawrence Jackson / AP)
National Spelling Bee Continues In Washington, DC
Kavya Shivashankar (10) of Olathe, Kansas, is comforted by her mother, father, and sister after she was eliminated during the eighth round of competition. (Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)
National Spelling Bee Continues In Washington, DC
Theodore Yuan (13) of Lincolnshire, Illinois, correctly spells “lophophytosis” during the eighth round of competition. (Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)
Saryn Hooks
Saryn Hooks, right, of Winston-Salem, N.C. reacts after being reinstated into the National Spelling Bee. (Lawrence Jackson / AP)
Finola Hackett
Canadian Finola Hackett of Edmonton, Alberta, smiles after getting the word right at the National Spelling Bee. (Lawrence Jackson / AP)
So Close
Catherine Close, 14, of Asbury Park, New Jersey, correctly spells “synusia” during the eighth round of competition at the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee. She eventually won the competition. (Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)
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