This is a more strange Weirdness Wednesday choice – $26 million SuperLotto Plus ticket was destroyed in the laundry, Norwalk store manager says: https://ktla.com/news/local-news/clock-ticking-on-l-a-county-superlotto-plus-winners-last-day-to-claim-26-million-prize/. Slightly longer article, but here’s a brief synopsis. I rarely play the lottery as the odds of winning tend to be very low. However, on the off-chance I purchase a lottery ticket, I keep it handy in a specific spot and don’t wash the ticket. I feel for the woman who washed the ticket as she lost $26 million in lottery winnings.
The mystery woman who bought a $26 million SuperLotto Plus ticket nearly six months ago put the ticket in the laundry and it was destroyed, the manager of the Norwalk gas station where it was sold told KTLA Thursday.Beyond these fun and thrilling aspects, skyjacking stories also offer more complex pleasures. The sheer variety of skyjackings (and skyjackers) means they raise many questions: not only of crime and law, but also of geopolitics, ethics, social and cultural change. They also inevitably involve questions of identity, memory, loss and trauma. Skyjacking stories are freshly relevant, as the schizoid political climate of the 60s and 70s seems closer and closer to our own.
The winner had until the end of the day to claim the prize, which was purchased for the Nov. 14, 2020, drawing from the Arco AM-PM at 10602 Imperial Highway.
The store’s manager — who would only give his name as Frank — said surveillance video shows the individual who purchased the ticket, and she’s known to store workers.
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