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Ohioans are sharing stories that make you want to get up and go, stories that put a little pep in your step, or that make you reflect on your own life. Share your story and watch how it inspires other Ohioans.

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From small towns to large cities, stories of positive attitudes, perseverance, beating the odds and inspiring accomplishments are all around us here in the great state of Ohio. Let’s demonstrate the wins that are everywhere around us in every sense of the word, if you only take a moment to look. We’re here to celebrate them!

Now that you’ve learned more about your fellow Ohioans, learn more about the Ohio Lottery.

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