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Last Updated: Friday May 29 2009 14:58 GMT

Girl takes spelling champ title

Kavya takes the trophy

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A 13-year-old girl in America has beaten off 293 competitors to win a spelling competition.

Kavya took the prize by correctly spelling Laodicean - an unusual word meaning lukewarm or indifferent to religion or politics.

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