National Spelling Bee's Youngest Contestant

Lori Anne Madison, 6, is youngest ever to qualify for the National Spelling Bee.
2:22 | 03/16/12

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Most six year old are still learning how to read apparently no one told that to our person of the week the youngest person ever to head to the Scripps national spelling -- I'm not scared. Definitely not -- it just six years old glory and Madison is headed to the national spelling B. And here's why listen -- -- spell this and then this establishment carrying some. Old. -- I it would -- seventeen seconds but this little girl home schooled for Virginia. Which show us and I told and -- and I think this establishment carrying him. Even she was impressed as she'd been sent through what must have felt -- -- -- long. Exhausting thirty minute world news interview and don't -- those tiny -- captain or socks Liu she refers dragons dolls. After a three every single bit different sleep with Valentin. Dad and -- -- and that -- and she chooses words. Over what to Wear and packed into certain precious take a little hand how to grabbing -- and saint saint -- my mom and then they tickle me don't want aware than her. Passion for spelling began when she was just three -- -- -- -- their competing against kids in microphones that towered over her. She got there with help from -- Romanian born mother college professor and little Laurie and told us -- for simple formula for how to spell. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- the boat and then an Astro biologist some day but that spelling -- comes first and humble goal for -- -- And hoping I'm making -- semifinal -- and we're really really hopeful and blues and royals from being chased her full. It was -- it would happen as our producer began asking her. If she had her own philosophy do you know what the word the last statement I'm telling you -- any -- Just feel free -- everywhere -- Can. I just don't think there -- An average of thanks. And I can do. I can do it and so we choose Laurie and Madison what do more than 200 contestants at Scripps national spelling.

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