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Karla Miller competed in the national bees of 1984, 1985 and 1986. Her best finish was 31st, when she went out on the word "dashiki." Today, Miller is a writer and editor. At right, a recent snapshot of Miller and her daughter. Karla Miller hide caption

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What Happens To Spelling Bee Kids? Years Later, The Prize Is Perspective

NPR tracked down former top spellers to see how they're faring, decades after their early successes.

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