We also watched Spellbound last night, that documentary on spelling bee kids. Yeah, I know, that came out forever ago. What can I say, we’re behind the times.
It was entertaining enough. My favorite kid by far was this home schooled Indian kid. His parents, who seemed to be first generation Indians, talked about the godlessness of society; they had a clip from their church, some big white church in St. Louis; and the kid’s advice for success in spelling bees was: 1) Trust in Jesus. 2) Honor your father and mother. 3) Study hard. Awesome.