The Lottery Gods Are Trying to Be Evenhanded

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Perhaps feeling guilty about putting one of the largest Powerball payouts in history in the hands of hedge-fund managers from Greenwich, Lady Luck decided to put the universe back into balance: A 42-year-old single mother and stroke victim in Brooklyn won $13.5 million in the lottery, which probably means we're due for a Stamford venture capitalist to win next. Let's take turns!