San Diego teen wins National Spelling Bee

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Abigail Violet Spitzer, of El Paso, Texas, covers her face as she concentrates during the semifinal round of the National Spelling Bee, Thursday, May 31, 2012, in Oxon Hill, Md.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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Snigdha Nandipati, a 14-year-old from San Diego, spelled "guetapens," a French-derived word that means ambush, snare or trap, to win the 85th Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday night.

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