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Ansun Sujoe, 13, of Fort Worth, Texas, left, and Sriram Hathwar, 14, of Painted Post, N.Y., shake hands after being named co-champions of the National Spelling Bee, on Thursday, May 29, 2014, in Oxon Hill, Md. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

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Ansun Sujoe, 13, of Fort Worth, Texas, left, and Sriram Hathwar, 14, of Painted Post, N.Y., shake hands after being named co-champions of the National Spelling Bee, on Thursday, May 29, 2014, in Oxon Hill, Md. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

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Eighth grade home-schooled student Jacob Williamson, 15, of Cape Coral, Fla., reacts after correctly spelling the word "harlequinade", during the semifinals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, Thursday, May 29, 2014, at National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Md. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

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Kate Miller of Abilene, Texas, reacts after learning she spelled the word "brachypterous" correctly during the semifinal round of the National Spelling Bee, on Thursday, May 29, 2014, in Oxon Hill, Md. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

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Tea Freedman-Susskind of Redmond, Wash., celebrates after spelling "camembert" during the semifinal round of the National Spelling Bee, on Thursday, May 29, 2014, in Oxon Hill, Md. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

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Shayley Grace Martin of Riner, Va., concentrates before spelling the word "tachytely" correctly during the semifinal round of the National Spelling Bee, Thursday, May 29, 2014, in Oxon Hill, Md. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)