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Massachusetts mom-of-two, 53, comes forward to claim the $758MILLION Powerball prize-

• by Valerie Edwards

 Mavis Wanczyk, 53, won the largest single-ticket Powerball prize in US history  

The winning numbers were 6, 7, 16, 23 and 26, and the Powerball number was 4

She purchased $758 million winning ticket at a Pride Station and Store in MA 

Wanczyk chose to take the lump sum of $480 million, or $336 million after taxes

In 2016, Wanczyk's adult children, ages 31 and 26, lost their father, William Wanczyk, who fell victim to a hit-and-run crash while he was waiting at bus stop

Mavis Wanczyk was separated from ex-husband at time of devastating tragedy 

Odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million, according to lottery officials

The largest jackpot in the US was a $1.6 billion prize won in January 2016 


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