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Having been a former lottery winner, lessons have been learned. I won $50,000 about 9 years ago. The very first thing I did was to pay off all my credit cards and invest in my current home. Since then, the economy has taken its toll. Although I'm nearly debt-free now, my thoughts turn to others who, through no fault of their own, have fallen on difficult times.<br />
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Were I fortunate enough to win yet again, depending upon the amount, I would seek out others who've been victimized by the economy and the "Big Banks". Without revealing the source, I would reach out the them and, in some small way, ease the burdens they now have in a financial way. Whether it be to pay off their car loan, apply funds to their past-due mortgage, or supply them with groceries for a month, I would like to make an anonymous impact on others who might be suffering.<br />
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I basically want for very little at this time in my life, and have almost whatever I truly need. My wants are less important than the needs of others.

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That is awesome! I always say that if I ever won a large amount of $ I would donate a lot of it to people with these burdens. Needless to say I never have &amp; just 4 months ago became one of the millions here to loss my job, car, &amp; then my house. I am fortunate enough to have friends to stay with until I get back on my feet but hate being in this situation when I thought everything would be ok.
I just might start playing.

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Say Thank you to God for the solution to my financial worries and then pray for guidance to spend it wisely.

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Give my Husband half and move out....

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U R a classy lady !

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yea u said it!!!

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buy my mom a house wherever she wants.

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Get a divorce.

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why would u do that???

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NEVER RETURN TO WORK...

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How much money are we talking about? I won $1 a few times. ....:)

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Moon my boss and quit the job...

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Buy my younger brother a new car.

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Oh I just figured it out yesterday! Say if I won 50 million tax free, I would split it down the middle and keep 25 million for my family then I would give 1 million each to our eight siblings, 1 million for each of our parents so that's another 4 million. Then 500,000 each to my aunts and uncles and nieces and nephews and 50,000 to my cousins.

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Move to another country immediately and the gradually, thoughtfully, re-establish contact with my close friends.

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Get on a plane to my BF and worry about everything else later

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run around screaming

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That depends upon how much the prize was! Anything from take my son out to dinner to consult with an accountant.

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Hire a hitman to take some people out......<br />
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I ain't letting that ***** take a cent of money!<br />
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She can buy her own lottery ticket and lose like the rest of us.

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deposit in the bank, create a budget, buy furniture, a car and condo....

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Open a centre for victims of child abuse, so they can over-come the pain and suffering

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Cash the lottery, and settle all my debts… (if it is big enough)...

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Buy a new body, mine is broken.

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I would first give thanks to the good LORD<br />
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TAKE A LONG EXHALE... because it feels like I've been holding my breath for soooo long on trying to keep it ALL together.<br />
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Next I have a family reunion and give an envelope with a check to each household that attended the reunion.<br />
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Next I would build a custom 4car garage home.. Not to big (The utilities are a killer I know this first hand).<br />
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Next perform Random acts of giving to anyone that come up short on anything.ie being turned down at a dealership....health insurance deny a claim<br />
you get the picture....<br />
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You must remember that when the Lord ask you "WHAT DID YOU DO WITH THAT GIFT I GAVE YOU" You better have some good answers. LOL

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My thoughts too. Way to go. God bless you.

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If I won the lottery assuming it was a lot like 200Million+ I would first have to check and recheck the numbers both on the news, internet, and call the lottery commission to get the numbers verified. After fully realizing I won I would probably run, scream and be very energetic for about an hour. Ok back to realizing I won, I would immediately take the ticket put it in a plastic baggy and repeat about three times to protect against water. I would then put it in my safe. The following day I would figure out a plan and contact a tax attorney and a lawyer. Figure out what my next move should be. I wouldn't tell anybody not even my closest family members until i collected the money. After collecting I would pay off all my Direct Family, example: Brothers, Sisters...Mom and Dad's debt. I would set up a family trust. With a large portion of it set to invest. Then each person/family would be entitled to x amount per month/year. I would buy a nice house, car... House would be custom!!! I would also donate...so i earn tax cuts.

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