Granny’s Fateful $64M Itch

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Call it the $64 million itch!

Brooklyn grandma Mary Shammas was on the bus when her left palm started itching.

Remembering the old superstition that an itchy left palm means money is on the way, Shammas, 73, jumped off the bus and bought a lottery ticket.

On Tuesday night, she hit a $64 million jackpot.

Mary told “Early Show on Saturday Morning” co-anchor Erica Hill how it all happened. “I had a terrible itch that I've never had before,” Mary said, “within the short while, it was three or four times happening. And I said to myself, ‘This means something. It’s an old fashioned superstition, but you know what, I haven’t played Mega(Millions) in a couple of weeks. Let me just go and validate a ticket’ that I had – an envelope with all my numbers in my bag.”

Full Story: Granny’s Fateful $64M Itch – The Early Show – CBS News

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