San Diego teen wins National Spelling Bee

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Emma Ciereszynski, 14, of Dover, N.H., shrugs after misspelling a word in the finals of the National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, Md., on Thursday, May 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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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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