Akash Vukoti is the only 6-year-old among the 285 contestants in this year's National Spelling Bee. You can watch him live on ESPN3 in the Bee's preliminary rounds today (Wednesday, May 24). His favorite word is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis.
For more on the spelling bee, we suggest Sarah Kliff's "A blood bath in the crying room" over at Vox.com: http://www.vox.com/2014/5/28/5754380/winning-the-national-spelling-bee
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