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-- Prom not many black arrows are cowboys where our next guest is from but -- spelled it correctly.
And that propelled home schooled -- and Madison to the Scripps Howard national spelling day.
Oh did we mention she's only six.
And -- and joins us now congratulations wiry and -- -- so you competed against when he won other kids some of them in middle school but that didn't make you nervous.
Again and your best he can -- competition would bigger kids before and I.
Accepted by any group.
I am older and younger friends my youngest friend is -- he's three years old.
In my oldest ones are -- -- -- locker in -- eat well I hope they're watching now so you're home schooled how you prepare for the spelling B.
I -- -- I read a lot.
I read a lot.
-- taken entomology class that also helps.
And your parents to really you I understand a lot yes.
All right parents tell me.
So -- -- prep time take time away from playing with other kids.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- The Honda have that is true.
And the championship that you won in your county in Virginia.
It took more than two hours at that.
Click that would be tough for your average six year old but as you mentioned.
Yeah I knew this -- you did your first spelling bee when you were three and a half so what you have -- the patients to stay focused all that time.
All right and I are headed for the Scripps Howard national spelling bee in Washington DC this is the big ones.
But you're not nervous about that so what the hardest word.
That you've spelled so far any word stumped you.
And not really know where -- stumped me.
So when you were -- three half mine -- you didn't come enough first place.
You were three and a half but but what word got you that time around.
At three and a half I wasn't the county okay.
I was -- and -- -- -- nasty bug that is less it's.
And aware that got me wrong I forgot alone yes Hillis transcend I forgot us.
Yet that is the hardware have to say of the Carol hard word to there I understand that your mom was concerned.
She went over that one with you several times because.
You you got -- -- a couple of times during the drills but when you heard it at the contest you had a big smile because you knew you knew it right.
Yep and guess what what.
But Carroll is Hispanic -- it's on the list.
Well okay so it was on one -- -- -- so -- I mean that was very lucky.
But that's still had a lot of other kids would have missed that so would be when you grow up you have any idea you're only six but you have an idea.
I guess Thomas and biology still at the perfect thing for me let me ask to biology.
Wow all right well you just might get there -- and Madison it's a pleasure congratulations and best of luck in the national V will be here keeping our eyes opened Korea good luck.
Thanks well done she knows all the analogy a step up entomology.
Wow and three and a half I know.
She's -- good luck glory AM we'll be watching for in Washington DC absolutely still Ron.
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