Mich. teenager wins $500,000 lottery, will give most of winnings to his parents
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Mich. teenager wins $500,000 lottery, will give most of winnings to his parents
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LANSING, Mich. — A Michigan teenager who won $500,000 in an instant lottery game plans to give away most of his winnings, state lottery officials said.
The 19-year-old man, who claimed his prize on Friday and asked to remain anonymous, told lottery officials he planned to invest $5,000 of the prize money and give the rest to his parents.
“My parents have done so much for my sister and me,” he said, in a lottery bureau release. “Helping them takes a big weight off of their shoulders and mine.”
The man bought the ticket at a Sunoco gas …
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