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Mega Millions Winners Merle and Patricia Butler Giggled for Four Hours

Mega Millions Winners Merle and Patricia Butler Giggled for Four Hours (ABC News)

Retired couple claim Mega Millions share

April 18, 2012

A retired southern Illinois couple has claimed the third and final share of last month's record $656 million Mega Millions jackpot. Illinois Lottery officials introduced Merle and Patricia Butler on Apr. 18 at a ceremony in their hometown of Red Bud, where they bought the winning ticket for the Mar. 30 drawing.