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Woman Who Won $1 Million Lottery Still On Food Stamps

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<p style="text-align: left;">UPDATE: Via The Blaze- <a href="http://www.theblaze.com/stories/1m-lottery-winners-food-stamps-yanked-a… Lottery-Winner’s Food Stamps Yanked After Story Goes Viral</a>.</p><p style="text-align: left;"><span style="font-family: Georgia, arial; line-height: 24px; text-align: -webkit-auto;">Amanda Clayton from Lincoln Park, Michigan&nbsp;</span><a style="border-image: initial; font: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; color: #3b6492; text-decoration: none; padding: 0px; margin: 0px; border: 0px initial initial;" href="http://nation.foxnews.com/weird-news/2012/03/07/1m-lottery-winner-still… the lottery</a><span style="font-family: Georgia, arial; line-height: 24px; text-align: -webkit-auto;">&nbsp;to the tune of $1 million. Despite this, the 24-year-old collects $200 per month in food stamps.</span></p><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 10px; margin-left: 0px; border-image: initial; font: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; clear: both; font-family: Georgia, arial; line-height: 24px; text-align: -webkit-auto; padding: 0px; border: 0px initial initial;">"I thought that they would cut me off, but then since they didn't, I thought maybe it was okay because I'm not working", said Clayton when confronted by a local reporter. She continued by justifying her decision, "No, I won a million but I took a lump sum and it dropped to $700,000 and then after taxes it was just a little bit over half."</p><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 10px; margin-left: 0px; border-image: initial; font: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; clear: both; font-family: Georgia, arial; line-height: 24px; text-align: -webkit-auto; padding: 0px; border: 0px initial initial;">Clayton says it's okay to remain on food stamps because she doesn't have a source of income and has bills to pay. She also believes she's entitled to it because she's "still struggling" and has two homes to run.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><span style="background-color: #ebebeb; color: #333333; font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px; text-align: left;">(h/t </span><a style="background-color: #ebebeb; font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px; text-align: left;" href="http://nation.foxnews.com/weird-news/2012/03/07/1m-lottery-winner-still… Nation</a><span style="background-color: #ebebeb; color: #333333; font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px; text-align: left;">)</span></p>