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San Diego teen wins National Spelling Bee

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Nathan Dugan, of Canton, Ohio, spells his word "cantankerous" during the National Spelling Bee, Wednesday, May 30, 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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