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Uncle grew up on the farm he now owns.

Jackpot winner's uncle has University of North Dakota ties

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Former University of North Dakota athletic director Terry Wanless has a very famous nephew as of late.

Neal Wanless, the 23-year-old South Dakota rancher who won the giant Powerball lottery, is the son of Terry Wanless' brother, Arlen, and his wife, Nancy.


The ranch Neal and his father, Arlen, own and operate near Mission is the place where Terry, Arlen and their four brothers grew up on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in south-central South Dakota.

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