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Beare said his wife was stunned.
"She was in shock and just kept looking back and forth to me and the ticket," said Beare, who claimed his prize – $176,876 after taxes – on Monday.
He said he wants to travel and treat his wife to her dream vacation.
"My wife has always wanted to go to Italy since that's where her descendants are from," he said. "Now I can take her."
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