$15,000 Holiday Sweepstakes Surprise From The PCH Prize Patrol

What better way to celebrate the holidays than by surprising a lucky Publishers Clearing House Holiday Sweepstakes winner with $15,000! Though holiday travel may at times be slow and stressful, the Prize Patrol was nothing but excited to get to Gallatin Tennessee to bring Trudy Dinkins her $15,000 Holiday Sweepstakes surprise!

Gallatin Tennessee is familiar territory for Dave Sayer, Executive Director of the Prize Patrol, who visited the same town only a year ago to surprise Janet Theriaqu with a BIG$10,000 PCH check!  With Dave Sayer as our navigator, we were confident we would find Trudy this Tuesday afternoon.

With local newspapers and television news stations along for the ride, the PCH Prize Patrol easily found Trudy’s house and was prepared for the coveted PCH Winning Moment!  We anxiously knocked on the door looking for our sweepstakes winner which excited the adorable family dog, alerting Trudy that something was up….and that something was the PCH Prize Patrol standing outside her door with flowers, balloons, and a BIG oversized $15,000 Holiday Sweepstakes check!

Just a moment later, Trudy opened the door and exclaimed “Praise The Lord, Thank You Jesus!”  Trudy has waited for this moment for years, saying this money is truly “an answer to prayers”.  She works as a Hospice Nurse and has two children and several grandchildren that count on her, so this money is very much needed.  Trudy plans on using her new found money to pay bills, give back to her church, and to treat herself to a trip to the spa.

Visiting Gallatin Tennessee this holiday season was truly a present for the Prize Patrol.  Being able to deliver money to such a kind and deserving person as Trudy Dinkins was touching, exciting, and made for a truly memorable PCH Winning Moment.  Congratulations Trudy and thank you for entering the Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes!

This lucky winners’ winning entry came from a mailed package…Judy simply returned her entry by the deadline, and just like that…she’s $15,000 richer this holiday season.  Don’t miss your opportunity to enter the Publisher’s Clearing House Sweepstakes.  Simply go to pch.com to join, and you never know, the Prize Patrol may be showing up at your door next!  Happy Holidays everyone!

~Danielle Lam – PCH Prize Patrol


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Vickie Plasterer said...

Well MERRY CHRISTMAS to YOU JUDY !, Sounds like your BIG WIN came at a perfect time for you.

Pease, if you blog, would you
tell us what it is like to actually share conversation with DAVE SAYER and the rest of PRIZE PATROL.

MERRY CHRISTMAS to ALL and here is TO a HEALTHY, SAFE, and BETTER NEW YEAR for us ALL

Vickie

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    colette wallace said...

    Well Vickie, the excitement when I saw Dave with the baloons, roses and champagne was unbelieveable and undescribable. It was unexpected but I feel so lucky. The conversation was easy and smooth. I feel very comfortable talking to him. I did not know what to think. All I can say is I felt jovial and grateful. It was awesome. Dave was easy to talk to. I felt that my messenger was delivering God.s grace to me. Well Trudy Congrats for your blessing. It really come on time. Lucky for you that you win five thousand more than the others. How did you do that? Now you can say that it pays to enter the sweepstakes whenever you can? By the way, who is that sexy good looking woman next to TRUDI??Of course Dave is always well groomed when I saw him on TV, internet and mailing ads but this lady’s face is new to me. Is she EVE FISHER? Good Luck to everyone and enjoy your Holidays. GOD BLESS!

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j.kaneakua said...

surprise anyone in hawaii I’ll be more excited then the winner all because i’d know hawaii exist in this sweeps!

happy holidays

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gail block said...

And the winner lives as always down south out west mid south or mid west u won’t post this because it is true 25 years all the winners where need i say more

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    PCH Customer Service said...

    Hi Gail,

    We have had prize winners in every state. At Publishers Clearing House our winner selection process is completely random and unbiased and is conducted by independent auditors and Giveaway Supervisors. Each entry received has an equal chance of winning and we never know who our next winner may be. Our winners are as varied as the faces you see in our famous television commercials coming from all walks of life, ages, ethnic backgrounds and regions. We have had winners who live in big cities, small towns, trailer parks, high rise apartments and even the Alaskan tundra.

    Good luck in the sweepstakes!

    Regards,
    Rebecca @ PCH

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      Jo-Anne Bellavance said...

      I think that Publisher Clearing House Sweepstakes is a very fair contest, I personelly enjoy entering all the time, It give some of us joy to think that we maybe the winner, Everyone needs hopes and dreams these days, Keep up the good work guys.
      Thanks again for the chances to playl

      Jo-Anne Bellavance

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      Doris Halford said...

      I would love to win, it would make my life so much easier. I have been asking my children, hustand & sister what they want when I win this big money & they continue to laugh but there is always that chance, so why laugh just let them be thinking what they want but I am afraid I could never be so lucky but nothing is wrong with dreaming, right.

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Michael Rolle said...

@ PCH there Actions rewards just as there Words Congratulations, to mrs. Trudy Dinkins.

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Roma ( Sue) Noffsinger said...

Yea Right..Win

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tonya moore-reditt said...

PLEASE! PLEASE!PLEASE! COME TO TOLEDO AND SEE ME! GOOD LUCK, GOD BLESS EVERYONE WHO HAS ONE AND HAPPY 2011 NEW YEAR,AND OF COURSE MERRY, MERRY,CHRISTMAS!!

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Vila Pathammavong said...

Vila P likes to win located in Memphis TN !

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angela grady said...

well merry christmas to you judy i hope you have a nice holidays

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Danielle Lam - PCH Prize Patrol said...

Congrats again to Mrs. Trudy Dinkins! It was such a pleasure meeting you! HAPPY HOLIDAYS everyone!

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noura nthela said...

Hi, Congratulations to Mrs Trudy Dunkins i’m so happy for her , Good luck to everyone .
Merry Christmas and Happy NEW YEAR to Publishers Clearing House.

From : Noura NTHELA
Peabody MA

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Tiffany Cook said...

Yes Congratulations Trudy Dinkins! May God Bless you and your family this year and all years to come!!! And Dave does always look so handsome and great smile as well:)

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Parish Mack said...

I’m just going to get straight to the point. I don’t want to give you a sad story about my life so all I’m going to say is I’m determined to win this Publishing Clearing House. I’m not going to give up and I have faith that I’m going to win. Happy Holidays! Can’t wait to see you guys at my house!! I’m also from Savannah GA!! :)

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NATIVIDAD MASCARENAS-GALLEGOS said...

PCH Family & PCH Prize Patrol! Thanking again for sharing such wonderful news!
Congrats to Trudy Dinkins & her family! What a blessing to see so much happiness this Christmas Season! God Bless You All! :) MERRY CHRISTMAS!

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rosemary nadolski said...

Joy to the World..and to you Judy ,and peace to you this Christmas season.Enjoy Your win you give so much peace to others what a wonderful blessing..So very happy for Im sure your doing wonderful things with you new found funds how Great.It Happend !!!!!…the Prize Patrol did it againg.

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Carlene Robinson said...

Merry Christmas everyone and may all your wishes come true. You must believe in order to recieve.

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Bob James said...

Congratulations Trudy!

Merry Christmas Everyone!

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gail block said...

come on same town 2 years apart makes u think really think it makes me think

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Sharon Davis said...

pch where is your map? so we can see where your going

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Vickie Plasterer said...

Hi Gail,

I would like to share the following with you. Please join me in singing one of Mitch Miller’s old hits from late 50′s, early 60′s.

KEEP Your Sunny Side UP..UP
Let your laughter come through.

If you have nine sons in a row,
baseball teams make money you know.

Keep your Funny Side Up ..Up, let your laughter come through.. do,

Be like two fried eggs,
stand up on your legs.

Keep your Sunny side. Keep your Funny side.. Keep your Sunny Side UUUUUP.

Gail, your blog writings, in my opinion, make you sound somewhat..well..depressed.
I worry about you.

I get the impression that you, like so many of us, have experienced, and are continuing to experience some really tough economic conditions right now. You sound as though you are feeling at the end of your rope; not knowing where to turn anymore.

I know how it makes me feel when I can no longer find ways to resolve certain situations. It feels as though I no longer have ANY control of my own life.

Gail, do you have any family, friends, or a church minister, that live near by. Someone that you would feel comfortable talking with; when you begin to feel that life situations have gotten out of control, and you feel as though any effort on your own part, is not worth it anymore?

Can you talk with a nurse or caregiver at your local Public Health Department?

Usually the Public Health Department does not charge a fee, of any sort, when a person that resides within their district, County or Parish needs to councel with someone, becasue they are feeling really blue or low.

Gail, life is difficult for so many Americans today. YOU ARE NOT ALONE.

Please Gail, rather than withdrawing into yourself, please try to find someone to talk to with, face to face.

Some times it seems easier just to cover up with a blanket and stay in bed, or your favorite chair; sleeping and not doing much of anything.

Take a shower, brush your teeth and take a walk outside for a few minutes, then, by all means, please talk with someone.

Talking with someone is good for ua all when we feel as though we have lost all control of our own lives.

I hope my message fnds you feeling just a bit better.

I hope I did not impose too much or embarrass you. I am just concerned.

Vickie

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Roberta Stapleton said...

I want santa to drive up in aFord

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Roberta Stapleton said...

I want santa to drive up in a Cadillac or a Ford Exployer and have the trunk full of cash!
Merry Christmas to everyone and Have a great newyear!

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Nancy Sexton said...

God Bless ALL and to ALL a Very, VERY Blessed and Merry Christmas!!
I’m praying the Lord will bring to our door in the am/pm the PCH Prize Patrol’s smiling faces!! Knock! Knock!!
Lord willing!! Peace to All!! ~ Amen
NKS
P.S.: I hope to meet you too, one day, Danielle!!

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Fawnda Hashman said...

Congradulations Trudy! Merry Christmas to all!

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Fawnda Hashman said...

Congratulations Trudy! Merry Christmas to all! Hope to meet you soon Dave and the rest of the P.C.H. PATROL STAFF..!!! Happy Holidays..

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Todd Ryan said...

pch prize patrol needs to team up with google maps to show a live feed of the van in motion so people can track where there headed do not give out the destination but too keep are eyes peeled on the vans location and sit in anticipation of it comming close or to our door steps what a adrenalin rush that would be guys luv ya hope to see ya soon :)

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Lisa N said...

Merry Christmas to all & to all a GOOD night!!

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Sandi Rosenau said...

Ive been with PCH since 1981, Jan. will make 30 yrs. I keep hopin that one of these days they will come to a loyal customer like us. Merry Christmas and hopin the New year will become prosperous from PCH.

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LELA BURKETT said...

CONGRAT JUDY HAVE A HAPPY NEW YEAR

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Paula Drake said...

God Bless ALL and to ALL a Very, VERY Blessed and Merry Christmas!! I’m praying the Lord will bring to our door in the am/pm the PCH Prize Patrol’s smiling faces!! Knock! Knock!! Lord willing!! Peace to All!! ~ Amen NKS P.S.: I hope to meet you too, one day, Danielle!!

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Paula Thomas said...

Dear PCH I cannot figure out how to enter to win. Please change it back so it is easier to enter.

An old customer

Paula Thomas

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    Victoria At PCH said...

    Hi Paula,

    If you’d like to enter online, simply go to http://www.pch.com, click “Begin” and follow the prompts. If you would like to enter without placing an order, you may click the “Continue” or “Skip” button on the bottom of each page of suggested offers. You may also enter by mailing in an entry request to us at Publishers Clearing House; 101 Winners Circle; Port Washington, NY 11050. Or, you can enter through the telephone by calling our toll-free number: 1-800-645-9242.

    Victoria At PCH

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leann jphnsom said...

Please enter my request for 15000 dollar sweepstakes

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Brenda fairchild said...

Please enter my request for 15,000 christmas giveaway/

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Joy Hunt said...

Joy Hunt
Mt. Shasta, CA

I’m here! What do I do now?

Thanks for the opportunity, Pub
Clearinghouse!

Namaste,
Joy

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Mike Daniels said...

All i can say is that i would give my 4 kids and my wife the best xmas ever. But it is nice to hope and dream. But thank you for letting me play.

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sheila miller said...

add your comment here

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Kelly hughed said...

add your comment here

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naheed khan said...

Hi Pch everyBody

I am sure i could win if my God help me .i need it very much no one know how much i want to win.it can help me to resolve the problem and many other basic needs can beet with them .

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Madeline Carroll said...

Please Help I can’t afford the medication I need for my diabetes and I live on a fixed income,

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naheed khan said...

Hi pch all team

i have a big wishes for you all as a great celebration is coming on 25th merry christmas that time brought to you many many pleasure and remember able moments we will give you in advance congratulation for the exciting moments so I pray to God he blessed you with all expecting wishes that one are awaiting and missing in your life .so please accepted my greeting from me and my family along with the all my community and friends .you got the many many happiest moments from that big day .and enjoy each others with relative and friends and well wishers.i love you all .

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Rodney Dixon said...

That would be a lovely situation

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Rodney Dixon said...

Show me the money so I can get my kids off my back thankyou

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Penny Tull said...

Congratulations to the last winner!i really could enjoy giving everyone in my family a wounded Christmas! I would also give 10% to a local charity! Thanks PCH for this sweepstakes availability!!

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Shurnee said...

Be a blessing to win @15,000 for the holiday season lose my job because my injury but God is good.

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Sheri Bell said...

add your comment here

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Robin Doss said...

Searching to win Holiday Money from PCH… Love To All….

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Rebecca Ambrose said...

Would love to win $15,000.00 for Christmas to pay bills and shop for Christmas

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Jeri Bandell said...

Sure would come handy since not working and not well.

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rosanne cordova said...

To win this money for the holidays would be blessing for me and my family it would be the best holiday ever. It would help take care of my grandkids and kids. So I hope it comes my way this year GOD BLESS.

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markeita said...

Cannot wait untill you pull up at my house

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lauriewaddell said...

I try everyday and do what they say I pray pch knocks on my door soon but does it really happen

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Alsip said...

I can’t imagine winning this much money. It would do so much for this nearly penniless old lady. One can only hope!

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garri shtein said...

Sorry,but I really need money

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George Edelen said...

I could sure use $15,000.00 for Christmas Gifts for my family!

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albertscott said...

i would love to see the patrol car pull up in front of my door with ballons and flowers it would mean so much to me and my family not having to worry about bills that are not paid and having a great xmas would mean not having stress on me thanks for letting me have this opponity to let me be apart of this blessing game

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naheed khan said...

yes dear pch

Happy Merry Christmas and best wishes from all of us, and plz enter my name for draw sweepstake

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joanne duncalf said...

add your comment here

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Charles Oleniczak said...

Sure could use this to pay off medical debts

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Mary Lanza said...

I’d move to FL….my dream

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Jennifer Capaci said...

I could really use this money, for I am currently unemployed and money is very tight for me. I have been unemployed since this February and it has been very hard for me to find work with the economy or the companies I apply to don’t like my availability cause I can only the day shift. So, please consider me when you choosing a winner. Thank you. Ms. Jennifer L. Capaci of NJ.

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margaret turner said...

I have done ever thing I have been told to do. I am about ready to think it is like everyone says. I would like to win so I could do some things for my kids and husband.Before anything happens to me. See I worked at this place and they said I inheld some stuff that would eat at my lungs. So I would like to win so I could do something for them. And have some fun with my husband. I probly haven’t be doing this as long as some others.

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Robert Dziak said...

We have so many bills and could really use the help

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ANNA HAYNER said...

HI PCH, I HOPE EVERY ONE HAS A BLESSED AND HAPPY CHRISTMAS. IF ONLY THE HAYNER FAMILY CAN WIN 15,000. WE WOULD PAY ALL ARE CHILDRENS MEDICAL BILLS OFF AND PAY OTHER BILLS TO.THANK YOU AND GOB BLESS.

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sally cortez said...

Good luck to all.

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Lynwood H Ray Sr, said...

SURE COULD USE $15,000.00 PLEASE AND YHANK YOU.

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cathy mcdonald said...

add your comment here

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Mary Ann said...

Im now at the point where, I have exhausted all my efforts in trying to win. The fantacy of winning is over for me. The reality is, It will never happen to me. I have no desire to keep on trying. I need to redirect my interests. What a waste of time and enegery and hope.

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Timothy Parks said...

add your comment here

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Queen Littlepage said...

Congratulation Trudy. Maybe one day i can be a winner so i can pay all my back time bill.I will make sure my family and friends are well taking of.Then help other . One thing i really want to do is buy toys and clothes for employee kids,i work with for christmas. I will buy Food and clothes for the homeless.Take kids who have cancer to Disney World or bring Disney World to them.For elder let them get a chance to go to the beach and enjoy theirselve.One day I will be bless to do that when I become a winner.

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Carol A. Andel said...

Happy Holidays to all in America and PCH too!

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Carol Cabazos said...

it would be wonderful to win. wishing all Good Luck & have a wonderful life. Take Care & God bless.

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octavia smith said...

NOW I KNOW PCH HAS MADE “ALL” KINDS OF DREAMS COME TRUE IN SOOOO MANY LIVES!! I BELIEVE ALSO PCH WANTS TO BLESS ME WITH $15,000.00 TO ENRICH ME SO I CAN FINALLY BE ABLE TO SPEND TIME WITH MY FAMILY IN CALIFORNIA…IF PCH DID THIS FOR ME IT WOULD TRULY BE THE SEASON TO BE JOLLY! I KNOW MY MAMA WOULD BE HAPPY TO SEE ME ON THE HOLIDAYS!! THIS WOULD INDEED BE MY “MAKE A WISH COME TRUE FOR OCTAVIA AND FAMILY”
HAPPY HOLIDAYS PCH
OCTAVIA SMITH

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sally cortez said...

wish this could happen to me. thanks for a chance to enter.

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sally cortez said...

Merry CHIRSTMAS And HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL BEST OF LUCK.

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Jacqueline Oliver said...

This would be a Blessing at this time of the year.

Praise God

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Penny Tull said...

Now I really need the extra money to pay for my sister who is losing her battle with cancer. I will need to pay for the funeral She will be missed !

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Bill Owens said...

Yes I need 15,000.00 for the Holiday season

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janice weeks said...

merry christmas but i need to pay my bills

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Adrian Senneff said...

Iwould to help homeless kids for christmas. And my sisters and brother and my great granddaugher who we take care ofher. merry christmas to you all

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clarice pacitti said...

add your comment here

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clarice pacitti said...

MERRY CHRISTMA & HAPPY HOIDAYS.

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Kay Arai said...

YES, it would be very very nice!! You are So generous.

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donna rodriguez said...

would love to win to give my granddaughters a great christmas

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Kay Arai said...

Yes! It would be very very nice at this time. You are so generous !!

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Roma Sue Noffsinger said...

That is Awesome,if you can Win it..Publisher Clearing House..It would make a wonderful Christmas Gift for someone..

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Harry wagner said...

I wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year and may all your wishes come true

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Renee Becker said...

Can you help me? Please!!!! Like you helped all the others on your post. :-) God bless you. Happy Holidays.

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Bashir Ahmad said...

I hope to win. My family is the most important thing in my life and their all I have. We’re behind on rent and if I don’t pay this month, we my be out in the cold. I have a PT job as a truck driver for the salvation arm but my pay is not enough. I hope to win some money. This will be a wonderful blessing.

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Pansy Spearman said...

Please tell me HOW you choose a winner, since we do not have ANY numbers, therefore NO WINNING NUMBERS. THANK YOU. I MUST KEEP PRAYING SINCE MY HUSBAND DIED IN JULY, one month after we had to sell our home place at a very giveaway price because I needed help quickly and both daughters live in Ohio.

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DALE DEMORET said...

I would truly love to win to take a trip to see my unseen daughter because being disabled with diabetes and don’t get around like I use to. Plus could pay some medical bills and maybe join a gym to exercise to get back in shape.

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Judith Robinson said...

WOULD LOVE TO WIN THIS MONEY

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naheed khan said...

if i won this prize i can pay the bills and its help me other resolve my other problem .so nice thanks pch

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sarina valentine said...

Tuvo una gran bendicion en recibir de sorpresa esa cantidad. Fue una gran bendicion. Me alegro. Muchas Felicidades

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