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Hanif Brown Jr., 13, of Kingston, Jamaica, hangs his head as he sits in the lounge area just offstage after timing out on his word, "nataka," during the semifinals round of the 2011 National Spelling Bee on Thursday, June 2, 2011, held at the Gaylord National in Oxon Hill, Md. He actually spelled the word correctly, but it was after the buzzer went off. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)
Photo by: BARBARA L. SALISBURY
Hanif Brown Jr., 13, of Kingston, Jamaica, hangs his head as he sits in the lounge area just offstage after timing out on his word, "nataka," during the semifinals round of the 2011 National Spelling Bee on Thursday, June 2, 2011, held at the Gaylord National in Oxon Hill, Md. He actually spelled the word correctly, but it was after the buzzer went off. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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