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Although fourteen-year-old Yulkendy Valdez moved to the United States from her native Dominican Republic less than four years ago knowing no English, this year she will be competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee! [NPR]


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Erin Gloria Ryan

I'm tired of immigrants moving to this country and think that they can just take the jobs and spelling bees of Americans who did not actually work as hard as they did at spelling!