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Wayne County mother of 2 wins shiny $50K prize

Monday, May 20, 2013

ATLANTA – A Wayne County mother of two is cheering a win from the Georgia Lottery. Karen Harper of Screven won a $50,000 top prize playing the popular instant game Jumbo Bucks Classic.

Flash Foods #0193, 111 Sunset Blvd. in Jesup, sold the winning ticket.

“I went in to get a pack of crackers,” said Harper, 51. “I was at work. I was on my lunch break.”

A groundskeeper for the Jesup Housing Authority, Harper was shocked at her discovery.

“I moved my fingers (across the ticket), and I almost had a stroke,” she said. “I’m excited.”

With two sons with her husband, Jack, Harper intends paying off payments on a car and two motorcycles.

“I’m excited to do something for me,” Harper exclaimed.

Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $14.3 billion to the state of Georgia for education. All Georgia Lottery profits go to pay for specific educational programs, including Georgia’s HOPE Scholarship Program and Georgia’s Pre-K Program. More than 1.4 million students have received HOPE, and more than 1.2 million 4-year-olds have attended the statewide, voluntary prekindergarten program.

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www.galottery.com and www.lotterybenefitsgeorgians.com

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Kimberly Starks
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