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Arvind Mahankali, 13, of Bayside Hills, N.Y., watches as confetti falls after he won the National Spelling Bee by spelling the word "knaidel" correctly on Thursday, May 30, 2013, in Oxon Hill, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

2013 National Spelling Bee

May 31, 2013

Scenes from the 2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center at National Harbor in Oxen Hill, Maryland. The winner, Arvind Mahankali, 13, of Bayside Hills, N.Y., was victorious after spelling the word "knaidel" correctly on Thursday, May 30, 2013.