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Final round of the 2017 Geography Bee.

Humorist, journalist, actor and National Geographic Bee moderator Mo Rocca with the 10 finalists who took part in the 2017 National Geographic Bee held at National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C., on May 17 (top row, left to right) Rohan Kanchana of Delaware, Max Garon of the District of Columbia, Veda Bhattaram of New Jersey, Nicholas Monahan of Idaho, Pranay Varada of Texas and (bottom row, left to right) Ahilan Eraniyan of California, Thomas Wright of Wisconsin, Anish Susarla of Virginia, Lucas Eggers of Minnesota, and Abhinav Govindaraju of New Hampshire....

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