Keke Palmer on Bee-ing 'Akeelah'

Keke Palmer gazes out a window with bars on it in a scene from the movie 'Akeelah and the Bee'

Keke Palmer plays a spelling-bee whiz from inner-city Los Angeles in 'Akeelah and the Bee.' Lionsgate Films hide caption

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Actress Keke Palmer is a different kind of child prodigy than the spelling whiz she plays in the film Akeelah and the Bee. The 12-year-old Palmer speaks with Howard Berkes about her acting and singing achievements and her ambitions.

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