LANSING, March 13, 2003 – A lucky Taylor woman recently reeled in the big bucks upon scratching off a Michigan Lottery "Close To Home" instant game ticket to reveal a $25,000 top prize!
The homemaker, who requested anonymity, purchased the winning instant ticket at CVS/Pharmacy 08051, 22000 Ecorse Road, in Taylor.
The lucky 31-year-old winner said she began to cry tears of joy when she realized she had won a $25,000 top prize.
"I was in a state of shock upon learning I had a winning ticket," said the winner. "I was so surprised to win! I started crying because I was so happy to win such a big cash prize!"
The happy woman kept the winning ticket in her wallet at all times to ensure its safety prior to turning it at the Lottery