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Speller Jhanvi Ravishankar, of Nesconset, competes during the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee at National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Md., Wednesday, May 28, 2014.(Credit: MCT / Chuck Myers)

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Long Islanders competing at the National Spelling Bee

The Scripps National Spelling Bee is a competition held annually in the Washington, D.C. area over a two-day period at the end of May or beginning of June. See Long Islanders who have competed in the spelling bee, which began in 1925.

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