How Would You Spend the $500 Million Powerball Jackpot?

Let us know how such a large sum of money would change your life.

Lottery fever is sweeping across Long Island, with Wednesday's Powerball jackpot now above $500 million.

But while locals are rushing to get their tickets before the 10:59 p.m. drawing, we're wondering what any of you would do will all that money.

Share your ideas in the comment stream below.

And for a little extra perspective, check out this Associated Press report published Wednesday about past winners and what cautions they have for the next crop of lotto millionaires.

Erin Schultz November 28, 2012 at 08:56 PM
Julianne Fedele said on Facebook: "I'd be giving a lot away to deserving people in my life."
Erin Schultz November 28, 2012 at 08:59 PM
Bob Corwin said on Facebook: "There would be a lot of happy people around! Set up a couple trust funds for certain folks as well!"


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