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A Maryland elementary school teacher returned from his family vacation

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with lifelong memories and a $250,000 lottery win.

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According to a Maryland Lottery press release, the unnamed Baltimore

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The county guy purchased the ticket while visiting Ocean City for a vacation.

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Early in the morning, the 58-year-old instructor purchased a $10 scratch-off in Maryland's

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Gold Rush game. He hurried home to inform his sleeping wife after learning he had won the $250,000 reward.

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According to the press announcement, the winner intends to spend his award to support his two adult children and

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 increase his retirement assets. He described the award as a "great bonus" that would increase his family's "security."