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Savannah Aldridge, 13, of Clarksburg, W.Va., throws up her arms after correctly spelling "soliloquy" during Round Two of the 2011 Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee on Wednesday, June 1, 2011. Two hundred and seventy-five spellers from around the country competed in rounds two and three of the bee Wednesday 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 Thursday. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)
Photo by: BARBARA L. SALISBURY
Savannah Aldridge, 13, of Clarksburg, W.Va., throws up her arms after correctly spelling "soliloquy" during Round Two of the 2011 Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee on Wednesday, June 1, 2011. Two hundred and seventy-five spellers from around the country competed in rounds two and three of the bee Wednesday 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 Thursday. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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