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NC woman claims $1 million Powerball prize

Friday - 8/8/2014, 9:12am  ET

DANVILLE, Va. (AP) -- A North Carolina woman wore a T-shirt reading "Dreams Come True" to claim her $1 million lottery prize in Virginia.

The Register & Bee (http://bit.ly/1pZJoSW ) reports that Betty Cook was formally presented with a check Thursday, her winnings for drawing five of six numbers in the multi-state Powerball game. She purchased the ticket for the Aug. 2 drawing.

The Pelham, North Carolina, woman purchased her ticket in Danville, where she was presented with her winnings.

Cook said she plans to continue to work, pay off her mortgage and help out her four daughters.

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Information from: Danville Register & Bee, http://www.registerbee.com


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