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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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Keith Carradine (right) performs with the cast of Hands on a Hardbody during its spring 2013 run in New York. Chad Batka hide caption

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Michael Douglas stars as the flamboyant pianist and entertainer Liberace in Steven Soderbergh's new HBO biopic, Behind the Candelabra. Claudette Barius/HBO hide caption

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'Arrested Development' Leads The Charge For Old Brands In New Media

Brands that found their original audiences in traditional, old-media platforms are finding ways to keep going in the world of new media.

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