Danny Garcia of Veguita, New Mexico, population 2,300, claimed a $1 million Mega Millions® prize recently.
Garcia, 52, discovered the $1 million prize this morning after arriving at his job in Albuquerque.
He called the lottery’s telephone hotline, wrote down the winning numbers and compared them to the ticket in his wallet.
I could feel my heart beating, he said. I started shaking.
His co-workers told him to waste no time getting his $1 million prize.
Everybody was saying, “Get out of here,’ Garcia recalled.