May 27, 2014 6:17 PM

Kansas City kids draw attention at national spelling bee

Vanya Shivashankar and Kush Sharma join nearly 300 other competitors at the Scripps National Spelling Bee this week. Vanya finished in the top five last year. Kush‘s path to the finals drew international attention when he and his chief competitors used up all the words on their judges’ list.

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