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      $1 million Powerball winner will buy home for mom

      A Providence man became $1 million richer on Tuesday.

      Dashiel Florez claimed the $1 million Powerball prize from aticket he bought at a convenience store on Benefit Street just minutes before salesclosed.

      The drawing was held on Oct. 5.

      Florez said he played a combination of numbers from hisnephews' birthdays.

      Florez's mother was with him when he claimed the prize. Florezsays he plans to buy a house for her.

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