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It’s a point that needs to be made over and over again and a spelling bee is as good place to drive it home as any.
In fact, all three finalists were Indian-Americans.
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South Asian-American spellers have excelled at the National Spelling Bee for nine years in a row, with 2014, 2015 and now 2016 featuring Indian-American co-champions as well.
Thirteen year old Vanya Shivashankar spelled out the word 'scherenschnitte' — meaning the art of cutting paper into decorative designs — on Thursday night to a packed audience at the annual Scripps Na...