Donald Lawson, right, a 44-year-old Lapeer, Mich. resident, laughs with his mother at a news conference in which he claimed the $337 million Powerball prize Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, at the Michigan ... more 
Donald Lawson, right, a 44-year-old Lapeer, Mich. resident, laughs with his mother at a news conference in which he claimed the $337 million Powerball prize Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, at the Michigan Lottery headquarters in Lansing, Mich. According to lottery officials, Lawson's mother asked to remain anonymous. Lawson elected the lump sum option of $224.6 million before state and federal taxes. (AP Photo/Al Goldis) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Al Goldis
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 2:31 PM EDT