She admits, I never knew the full extent of the attention Id get, and adds, she appreciates the great opportunity.
So far, the 13-year-old super speller has been interviewed countless times by the media and got to meet Jimmy Kimmel. She also had a chance to help inaugurate a new cruise ship, the Crown Princess, by appearing on a Bee At Sea with former Love Boat Captain Gavin McLeod yesterday (Jun. 13).
The wordsmith frenzy doesnt look like its ending anytime soon. Close figures to be a busy bee this summer and has agreed to write a new teen column for a newspaper in her hometown of Asbury Park, New Jersey.
Close is at a loss for words about what shell write, but hopes it gives her a chance to try being a journalist, which is what she wants to be when she grows up.
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