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Bay Area 7th-grader finishes 3rd in National Geographic Bee

Tuvya Bergson-Michelson, left, after he won the 2014 California National Geographic Bee before heading to Washington, D.C.

A Bay Area seventh-grader finished in the top 10 at the National Geographic Bee in Washington, D.C.

Tuvya Bergson-Michelson of San Carlos earned a $10,000 college scholarship by finishing third overall in the finals.

Michelson attends Nueva School in Hillsborough.

This is the 13-year-old's third top 10 finish at the national level.

He says he loves geography for the lens it provides on the world.
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