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Trina Desquitado, center, and her parents Badette and Rex, are back home in Oak Harbor after Trina’s participation in the National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., earlier this month. Trina, a fifth grader, was one of 281 competitors nationwide.
It’s a lot to soak in for a fifth grader.
A national television appearance, radio and TV interviews, a tour of national landmarks she’d only read about in books.