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Park Avenue Doorman Wins $5 Million, Gets Fired

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When a New York City doorman won $5 million in the lottery in May, he said the money wouldn't change his life. Richie Randazzo bought a boat, then a Lexus, but he kept working at the same Park Avenue building — until the management company showed him the door for playing hooky one too many times.

DEBORAH AMOS, host:

Good morning. I'm Deb Amos. When a New York City doorman won five million in the lottery in May, he said the money wouldn't change his life. But soon Richie Randazzo bought a boat, then a Lexus. Of course, he kept working at the same Park Avenue building, but even a millionaire has to show up to keep a job. After playing hooky one too many times, the doorman's management company showed him the door. Now he'll have to live on his winnings, about 20 grand a month.

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