"Go ahead," Mrs. Crandall said to Ms. Mackenzie, who went on to buy the winning Quick Pick ticket.
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"It could have been us, but things happen," Mrs. Crandall told ABC News. "Sometimes it's better to be patient than right. I knew we were teaching our daughter the right thing."