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Spellers 'cheat' way to raising $70,000

A Santa Monica middle school was the site of a different kind of bee, stars and all

Updated: August 15, 2010, 12:55 AM ET
By Shelley Smith | ESPN

SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Among the team names were "M.C. Grammar" and "The Tori Spellings," and the competition was billed as a "Spelling Bee for Cheaters."

What it was, was a sort of merger between a Tony Award-winning musical comedy made about a spelling bee and the TV show, "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?"

In front of a packed auditorium at Lincoln Middle School on Saturday, dozens of "team members" and bona fide Hollywood stars, competed for the "big" dictionary, which was awarded ...

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