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Why do People Have to "Come Forward" when they Win the Lottery?

There was one single winner on the Mega Millions lottery this past week, sold here on Long Island by Quick Pick. One person won $208 million dollars! Now everyone seems to be waiting for this person to "come forward" to claim their prize.

What if they don't want to come forward and publicize this jackpot? What if they want to keep it private? It seems that everyone wants to be in the limelight with their prizes, and I wonder why.

I think I'd rather keep it to myself and my family. Who needs the immediate world knowing that I won such a huge amount of money?

Would you want to keep this private or would you like to "come forward" to let the world know you won?

That is ONE huge prize for one winner. Good luck to them!


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