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California woman wins $4.2 million on Mega Millions

California has a new millionaire.

The California Lottery says Sara Bailey hit five correct numbers, missing only the Mega number after buying a Mega Millions ticket at a Vons in Fresno over the summer.

Her jackpot: $4.2 million.

“I was making a late dinner the night of the drawing,” said Bailey. “Partway through, I remembered the drawing was happening, so I checked the winning numbers online.”

“When I realized I hit 5 numbers, I actually had no idea that I had won more than $4 million!”

Bailey also told the California Lottery that she doesn’t play Mega Millions that frequently but because the jackpot had grown so huge, she bought tickets for a couple of weeks leading up to her big win.

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