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In this Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, photo, Ananya Vinay, of Fresno, Calif., competes in Phase 1 of the Senior Spelling Bee during the North South Foundation Finals, in Tampa, Fla. The last dozen winners of the Scripps National Spelling Bee have been Indian-American. They share more than heritage. All 12 have participated in the nonprofit North South Foundation's annual spelling bee for children of Indian descent. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)

84th annual National Spelling Bee

The 84th edition of the Scripps National Spelling Bee is underway, with 275 spellers competing.