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The price was right!

By Annie Harmon / Alexandria Echo Press

Alexandria  Spanish teacher Abby Johnson not only had a chance to fulfill her dream of being on The Price is Right, but she took home the win!


On Wednesday, October 8, Johnson was finally able to reveal her secret as the big showcase winner on her favorite television show, a secret she had been keeping since it was filmed on July 23.

“I woke up this morning and I was so nervous,” Johnson laughed. “I don’t know why, I knew what was going to happen!”

Johnson had a party at her home where her husband, Steve, and she had 30 people over to watch her moment as a mini-celebrity on a big screen TV. Both her mother and her sister from North Dakota were able to make it to the celebration, which started at 8 a.m.

Johnson took home many prizes including a 2014 Hyundai Accent and the showcase prizes that consisted of the newest iPad, a trip to Orlando, tickets to Disney World, and a sailboat that sleeps up to five. The total value of her winnings was $49,300.

Living her dream come true, she is still bursting at the seams from all the excitement.

“The experience and having people watch the show with me at my house is honestly more valuable than anything that I won,” she said.

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