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6-year-old charms crowd but bows out of National Spelling Bee

It was the ignobile “i” that did her in. Lori Anne Madison, 6, was youngest student on record to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, was on pace to become the darling of this year’s bee and seemed poised to make a run for the semifinals, her stated goal for the competition. But in the third round — after confidently spelling “dirigible” in her first round on stage — she got tripped up.
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Pop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker (3 years ago)

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News : NewsFeed (3 years ago)

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News : The Inquisitr - News (3 years ago)

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