America has Mega Millions fever this week, and for good reason. The payout has risen to $640 million, which officials say is the largest jackpot in the history of the world. Offices are pooling their money, lines at convenience stores are growing, and even people who have never bought tickets before are getting in on the action. For many lottery winners, the classic first move is to march into your boss’s office and shout, “I quit!” But equally powerful is the stereotype of the winner who insists they’ll keep right on working. Let’s take a look back at 10 big winners — from McDonald’s worker to TV journalist — who said they’d keep their jobs even after their lives changed completely.
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