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Aussie Single Mum Wins $15m

20 March 2002

AUSTRALIA -- As reported by the (Australian) Daily Telegraph: ``A 48 year-old single mother who works two jobs to support her children is the winner of the latest $15 million Powerball prize.

``The mother of three, from North Ryde, received the good news yesterday on her way to do grocery shopping for her children's dinner.

```I'm surprised I didn't collapse when I learned the news,' she said in a statement issued by NSW Lotteries. `I have been working two jobs, day and night, to pay for the mortgage and the children's education. It's been a really difficult time.'

``The woman plans to take her children on an overseas holiday with some of the money and said the rest would be for their future.

```Mostly the money will be used to ensure the children never have to go without again . . . we can all look forward to a brighter future.'..."

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