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89 Year-Old Couple Win Lottery

23 August 2005

TORONTO -- As reported by Reuters: "An 89-year-old couple who won a C$7.5 million lottery jackpot plan to keep living in their retirement home and perhaps splurge on a new pair of nylons for her and a Lincoln car for him.

"Thelma and Victor Hayes, who have been married for 63 years, had played the same numbers for years but decided to go for a quick pick of random figures for the August 6 draw, Canadian media reported Tuesday.

"The pair, who both turn 90 soon and have two daughters, said they were unlikely to become giddy high spenders…"

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