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Virginia man cleans out wallet, finds lottery ticket worth $1 million
Virginia man cleans out wallet, finds lottery ticket worth $1 million

When Robert Manning started cleaning out his wallet because it was getting too fat, he had no idea he would find $1 million stuffed inside. Or at least a Virginia Lottery ticket guaranteeing him that fortune. The 51-year-old from Springfield, Va., had been sitting on the winning ticket for 11 days. It was among a dozen tickets he packed in his wallet after buying them at a 7-Eleven near his home for the March 5 drawing. “It feels crazy,” Manning told lottery officials while turning in the ticket. “It feels like there’s nine million things going through my mind.” Taking weeks to check up on a lottery ticket left on a kitchen counter or in a wallet is...

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