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December 3, 1982: You beaut, says an excited Sharon

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September 03, 2017

Sharon O'Neill, 17, of Shepparton, certainly had something to smile about yesterday.

An instant Tatts ticket brought for her by her mother has won $17,500.

Sharon, a machinist at Yakka, heard the good news yesterday after telephoning the Tattersalls office in Melbourne.

Sharon had received a telegram when she arrived home from work the night before. 

When the cheque arrives on Monday, Sharon's parents will receive $2000 to $3000 of the winnings. 

The rest will go towards paying off Sharon's Torana G Pak and a short holiday. 

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