Brooklyn Mom Picks Up Mega-Millions Jackpot CheckRikers Island corrections worker Garina Fearon said she plans on using the money to help family members in Jamaica and send her two daughters to private school.
Brooklyn Woman Goes From Rags To RichesGarina Fearon has overcome being homeless, bankrupt and a robbery victim. Now she’s gone from counting inmates to counting millions after winning last Friday’s Mega Millions jackpot.

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