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SCHILLER PARK, Ill. (CBS) — A change of lifestyle is ahead for Rose Juarez of west suburban Schiller Park, now that she has won $1 million in the new $2 Powerball drawing.
As WBBM Newsradio’s John Cody reports, Juarez says 40 years of giving manicures is about enough, and now she can do something about it.
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“Thank you, Jesus,” she said. “Thank you, thank you.”
She bought the $2 Powerball ticket at J&R Liquor & Food, at 2401 N. Ashland Ave. near Fullerton and Clybourn avenues, and now she plans to head out.
“Italia, Hawaii – this is my dream,” Juarez said.
Juarez’s husband, Felipe, says he will keep driving a Top Hat cab despite his wife’s windfall.
The win has turned Rose Juarez into a big believer.
“I say to every people – play the game, because it’s true,” she said.
She is taking the million in a $750,000 dollar lump sum, and says she plans to keep on buying Lottery tickets.