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Three-Time Lottery Winner Knows Real Wealth

David Wayne Sharpton, 54, has won major prizes in the Georgia lottery not once, not twice, but three times. In 2004 he won $350,000; in 2005 he won $1 million; and in February 2007 he won $2.5 million.

Sharpton continues to work at his job as a restaurant-oven repairman, though his accrued winnings have given him more than enough to retire. He has a different take on what it means to be wealthy.

"Am I the luckiest man alive?" he asks. "I suppose so. I got [sic] a pretty good circle of friends, a wonderful job, and a beautiful wife."

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