"There's a difference between knowing the path, and walking the path." -Morpheus

Jacob Williamson of Cape Coral, Fl might not have been one of the two kids who ended up having to share the Scripps Spelling Bee championship trophy, prize money, washer-dryer set and free year's supply of auto-correct yesterday, but he won so much more. He won our hearts.

Jacob wasn't your typical, fidgety bee boy, shuffling up to the mic and muttering his letters dispassionately as he climbed through the rounds. Dude was there to spell, and spell big. If Jacob knew the word, he was celebrating before he even got the first letter out. "I know it!" he'd shout. Then when the spelling was done, pure triumph.

Sources: H/T BuzzFeed