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These top 10 finishers who competed in today’s preliminary round of the 2017 National Geographic Bee held in Washington, D.C., will take part in the final round of the competition on Wednesday, May 17. They are (top row, left to right) Abhinav Govindaraju of New Hampshire, Veda Bhattaram of New Jersey, Lucas Eggers of Minnesota, Rohan Kanchana of Delaware, Thomas Wright of Wisconsin and Max Garon of the District of Columbia (bottom row, left to right) Anish Susarla of Virginia, Nicholas Monahan of Idaho, Mo Rocca, Ahilan Eraniyan of California and Pranay Varada of Texas....

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