A Nova Scotia couple won $11.2 million from a lottery ticket in July and now every penny is gone.
But Allen and Violet Large of Lower Truro didn't spend any of it on themselves.
They say they decided to take care of family, organizations and institutions instead.
"What you've never had, you never miss," said Violet, 78.
Married since 1974, the couple does not live large. They don't travel, they don't gamble (beyond playing the lottery) and they don't buy what they don't need.
"We have an old house, but we're comfortable and we're happy in it," Violet said.
They spent 30 years in Ontario where Allen was a steel welder and Violet worked for cosmetics and chocolate companies. They retired in 1983 and returned to Nova Scotia.
"We were pretty well set, not millionaires, but comfortable," said Allen, 75.
So when they hit it big in Lotto 6-49's July 14 draw, they decided
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