Moments from the 2018 National Spelling Bee (56 images)
Children from across the U.S. competed in the 2018 National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, Md. Karthik Nemmani took won the bee this year after he correctly spelled the word, "koinonia." The bee was founded in 1925 when nine newspapers collaborated in hosting the competition. This year's bee featured 519 spellers and took place from May 27 to June 1. Photos by Pete Marovich/UPI
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