By The Associated Press, Associated Press
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — There is the facial contortion of Naomi Li as she considers the challenge placed before her. The next challenge has Philip Andrew Cummings scratching his head. Then, the look of shock Coralee Ashley Tibeingana Ahabwe Wade LaRue shows as she spells her word. These are some of the faces of the contestants in this year's National Spelling Bee, revealing the frustration, concentration and confidence the children bring to the meet.
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