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I'm Shocked': Lucky Georgia Lady Cleans Purse, Finds Winning Lotto Ticket at Bottom


Time for a vacation.

"I am shocked but very grateful," says Rhonda Williams, a Georgia woman who found a winning lotto ticket at the bottom of her purse after she cleaned the purse out. The winning ticket, for $189,000, is from January.


FAIRBURN, Ga. - Georgia Lottery officials say a Fairburn woman is $189,000 richer after finding a Fantasy 5 lottery ticket while cleaning out her purse.

Lottery officials say Rhonda Williams' winning ticket had been in her purse since the January 17 drawing.

In a statement released by lottery officials Williams is quoted as saying "“I found the ticket this weekend while cleaning out my purse. I went online to check the ticket, and I just sat there for a moment.”

A Stop N Go in Fairburn sold the winning ticket. The Quick Pik contained all five winning numbers.

Williams says she plans to pay off bills and perhaps take a vacation.

Here are Williams' winning numbers: 18, 25, 28, 29, 35.

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