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Ga. homeowner wins $250,000 from mortgage lender

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FORSYTH, Ga. (AP) - A middle Georgia man and his family have won $250,000 to help pay the mortgage on their new home.

David Meeks of Forsyth was presented Thursday with a check for his prize winnings after entering a contest sponsored by Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. The lender asked people entering its "What Makes a Home" contest to use words and images to answer the question: What makes a place feel like a home?

Wells Fargo says Meeks, whose family recently moved into a new home 25 miles northwest of Macon, is the first of three winners of $250,000. He submitted a story and photo showing his young son's reaction to seeing his own room for the first time.

The company said Meeks plans to donate some of his prize money to charity.

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