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Eleven-year-old Paige Myroth of Rochelle, Illinois, dances with a stuffed bumble bee while wearing a bumble bee headband for an ESPN cameraman who is recording an intro piece for the televised version of the 2011 Scripps Howard Spelling Bee. Paige was among the 275 spellerswho competed in rounds two and three of the bee on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 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. Only 50 spellers will advance. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)
Photo by: BARBARA L. SALISBURY
Eleven-year-old Paige Myroth of Rochelle, Illinois, dances with a stuffed bumble bee while wearing a bumble bee headband for an ESPN cameraman who is recording an intro piece for the televised version of the 2011 Scripps Howard Spelling Bee. Paige was among the 275 spellerswho competed in rounds two and three of the bee on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 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. Only 50 spellers will advance. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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