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India the Latest Buzz Word in Legendary American Spelling Contest

The spelling and vocabulary contest known as the National Spelling Bee in the United States was inaugurated in 1925 with help of nine American newspapers.   While the winning elementary and middle school students had family names of Neuhauser, Bell, Lucas, Robinson, Hogan, Jensen and Randall in the contest's first years, beginning in the 1980s, children from South Asian immigrant families, particularly India, have started gaining a solid footing among champions.   In...

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