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Eleven-year-old Kali Palmer of Mount Vernon, N.Y., looks bored waiting for the other spellers in Round Two of the Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee to get through their words on Wednesday, June 1, 2011. Two hundred and seventy-five spellers from around the country competed in the 2011 bee, which was held at the Gaylord National in Oxon Hill, Md. Spellers were not eliminated during Wednesday's rounds, but rather earned points towards competing in the semifinals, which will be held tomorrow. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)
Photo by: BARBARA L. SALISBURY
Eleven-year-old Kali Palmer of Mount Vernon, N.Y., looks bored waiting for the other spellers in Round Two of the Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee to get through their words on Wednesday, June 1, 2011. Two hundred and seventy-five spellers from around the country competed in the 2011 bee, which was held at the Gaylord National in Oxon Hill, Md. Spellers were not eliminated during Wednesday's rounds, but rather earned points towards competing in the semifinals, which will be held tomorrow. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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