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Terrace resident wins $1 million

Terrace resident Connie Littlejjohn won one of two Lotto Max $1 million prizes in the Nov. 22 draw.   - CONTRIBUTED PHOTO
Terrace resident Connie Littlejjohn won one of two Lotto Max $1 million prizes in the Nov. 22 draw.
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TERRACE HAS a new millionaire in town.

Connie Littlejohn won the Nov. 22 Lotto Max $1 million prize after buying a ticket at the local Husky station while on her way home from being laid off her job as a traffic control person.

She had a feeling about buying the lottery ticket.

"I felt kind of sad 'oh boy we're going to have a poor Christmas again' and I had a strong premonition to buy the ticket so I drove all the way and first thing I did, I drove by the [Husky]  and turned around," she said, adding she bought a $40 ticket.

For now, she's going to think about how to spend it but says she owes herself a vacation.

"I owe myself a trip because in June or July I posted [on Facebook] I was going to Las Vegas in November before I got laid off so I was thinking of postponing it to March 2014," she said, adding she's now going to go there sooner than next year.

"It's well deserved because I've struggled forever, going from paycheck to paycheck. I've never been without work, I always make sure I have a job. It's well deserved," said Littejohn.

It was nearly one year ago, November 2, that local resident Bob Erb won $25 million, also on Lotto Max.

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