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Struggling Student Wins $1 Million Lottery Prize
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DECEMBER 17, 2012

A college student who moved from India to Illinois has won $1 million in a scratch-off game. Asif Kahn, 21, who lives in Chicago suburb Villa Park, bought a ticket for the Illinois Lottery's Gold Bullion game three days before Thanksgiving at a Shell station in Hillside, Ill. He said he plans on using the majority of the money to pay off thousands of dollars in student loans, and then to eventually pay for medical school.
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