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What's the toughest word that you can still spell? Be careful, you might be beat by a middle schooler.
It's what eleven year old Brianna Bartley from Montross hopes to so at the Scripps National Spelling Bee this week. She won the Free Lance-Star sponsored regional contest in March. Brianna is one of 281 kids after the $30,000 cash prize and engraved trophy. The event got underway today.