05/24/2013 04:48 pm ET Updated May 24, 2013

Illinois Lottery Winner Andi Harden Talks Big Win (VIDEO)

What goes around, comes around.

A hard-working single mom from Illinois won a $1,040,000 lottery jackpot on Wednesday.

"Everybody has said the same thing; no one deserves it more than me," winner Andi Harden told WHBF-TV. "To hear so many people say that, it makes me feel really good about myself. Makes me feel like I'm somebody."

Harden told the station that she plans to buy a house and pay for her daughter to go to college with her winnings. She also plans to invest in her own education.

"I'm going to go to school. I want to better myself. I want to take this opportunity to get where I need to be," she said.

Watch the video above for more on Harden and her daughter.

Earlier this month, a single mom of four sons from southern California won $14 million with a SuperLotto Plus ticket.

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