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Reese Witherspoon's Son Tennessee Learning to Spell His Name

Reese Witherspoon's Son Is Every Kid With a Difficult Name

As someone with a unique and sometimes-difficult-to-spell name, I can personally attest to the struggle that was learning how to write that name. While the Emilys and Ryans of my elementary class were signing their easy names, I was still stuck on trying to fit all my letters in the name box on worksheets. Reese Witherspoon's son, whose name is that of a US state, is having a bit of a hard time himself; and though it's beyond sweet, we can't stop laughing.

"When your name is TENNESSEE, it's a bit tricky to learn how to spell it," Witherspoon captioned an Instagram photo of Tennessee holding up a piece of paper with a dubious looking "TENN" written on it in green marker. Although his T looks more like an S, his E looks like a ladder more than a letter, and the second N is underneath the first, the little preschooler looks to be doing his best. We firmly believe that he'll get the hang of spelling his geographical name and will learn to properly space it out on paper soon — all nine letters.

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