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Can a lottery winner get richer by giving it all away?

Rachel Lapierre, from Montreal, Canada, won the lottery, with a prize of $1,000 a week for life. Having won a fortune that most people can only dream of - she's now giving it all away.

'It's nice to have a new car, a new home, a new everything. It can really be fun but you don't need that to be happy' - Rachel Lapierre

Photo: Rachel Lapierre (R) with people who have benefited from her charity. Credit: BBC

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