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Alexandria Woman Finds $100,000 Winning Ticket Months Later

Cleaning out your purse can have its rewards. (Photo: Virginia Lottery)

ALEXANDRIA, VA – An Alexandria woman still can’t believe it. “The whole thing isn’t real!” she told Virginia Lottery officials. “It hasn’t sunk in yet.”

Four months ago she purchased a ticket using some of her favorite numbers, 2-14-15-17-21, and matched all five winning numbers on March 1, but she only just discovered that fact when she cleaned out her purse recently.

She bought the ticket at Giant Food at 3131 Duke Street in the Alexandria Commons shopping center.

Check under the cushions–your lucky day might be next!


Mary Wadland

Mary Wadland is the Publisher and Editor in Chief of The Zebra Press, founded by her in 2010. Originally from Delray Beach, Florida, Mary is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Hollins College in Roanoke, VA and has lived and worked in the Alexandria publishing community since 1987.

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