Nightly News   |  December 18, 2013

Georgia Mega Millions winner comes forward

Ira Curry of Stone Mountain, Ga., said she bought just one Mega Millions ticket and chose the numbers herself, using family birthdays and her family’s lucky number. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> tonight we know the identity of one of the two winners who will split one of the largest jackpots in history. $636 million. ms. ira curry of stone mountain , georgia, bought just one mega millions ticket. chose the numbers herself using family birthdays and her family's buck lucy number 7. she didn't attend today's news conference. officials say she's chosen to take the lump sum payment of $123 million. the other winning ticket was purchased in san jose , california. that winner has yet to come forward publically.