Couple with 21 Grandchildren Snag $80 Million Powerball Prize

Couple with 21 Grandchildren Snag $80 Million Powerball Prize
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Over the river and through the woods, to grandmother’s house we go—because she is $80 million dollars richer.

A Michigan family hit the massive Powerball drawing on Sept. 21, but collected their winnings on Wednesday. 

Phillip Chippewa, 54, and his wife, Dawn, took their family along to claim the prize. They have seven children and 21 grandchildren. According to Time, they will split their riches with them.

The Chippewas opted for a lump sum payment of $42 million.

However, the couple won’t be taking any breaks.

They both work for and are members of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, a federally recognized Native American tribe.

The Chippewas say they plan to keep on working.

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