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Louisiana flood victim wins Powerball

A Louisiana man who was affected by August flooding won the $1 million Powerball prize, WAFB reports.

“I checked my numbers over and over again,” said Central resident James Lapeze, according to WAFB. “I even had my wife check them because I really couldn’t believe that I won!”

The 72-year-old’s home was damaged by floodwaters.



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