Meatballs A La Concetta

A lottery winner chooses hard work as his reward

People who win lotteries generally fit into two groups. The boringly cautious type who vows to keep the same job and make no major changes except for longer vacations; and the dope who buys everything in sight and has a line of bill collectors at his door inside of a year. But seldom do you hear about winners like Maurizio Badolato, who turn their good fortune into harder work, longer hours and more stress. Last week I went to Boston to find out how this poor guy could get it so wrong.

Maurizio, who landed from Italy 25 years ago at...

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