Nick Slatten bought the winning lottery ticket and a drink on March 10 at a grocery store about 80 miles north of Chattanooga. When checking the results the next morning, he discovered the $1 million victory. After sharing the good news with his fiancé, Slatten ran some errands, including stopping at O’Reilly’s to buy a car part. Then something happened that would make most anyone panic: he realized he no longer had the ticket.
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