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Wife of furloughed federal employee wins $100K, SUV in Virginia Lottery

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“I cried. I couldn’t believe it,” Carrie Walls, of Ashburn, said in a lottery news release Friday.

Walls, who served 13 years in the Air Force, hit the jackpot Dec. 4 when her name was chosen from among 554,000 entries in the “Ford Expedition Plus $100K” promotion, according to the release.

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Walls picked up her check and Ford Expedition on Friday.

Her next move? Walls said she plans to take her family to Disney World, according to the lottery release.

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