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Frank and Jamina Jackson spent their first Christmas together as husband and wife Tuesday.
"We just recently got married," Frank Jackson said. "A month ago as of [Monday], and to be able to come up here and share in this tradition with them, it's really special."
That traditions he's referring to, is going to the movies Christmas day.
"To me it s just getting out, seeing people, being in the spirit," Jamina Jackson said.
But instead of fighting the crowds to see the latest Hollywood blockbuster, they opted for for a quieter afternoon at the Belcourt, with Jamina's mother to see the Christmas classic…at least it's a classic for most people
"Confession, Jamina said. "I have never seen it."
But that all changed Tuesday afternoon.
"My new husband Frank has been to see "It's a Wonderful Life," before on Christmas day, she said. "It's a first for my mom and I."
"That stuff warms our hearts," said Stephanie Silverman, executive director of the Belcourt Theater. "I mean that's really why we're here."
Silverman said it's stories like these that make the Belcourt special.
While you can watch it s a Wonderful Life on TV every Christmas, families have been coming in to watch it in the privately run, non-profit theater over the last four days.
"This was a movie that was made for the big screen and that is the way that it's best," Silverman said.
There's no better way for Jamina and her mom to see the classic for the first time.
And the Jacksons hope this is the first of many Christmas days together at the movies...
"It's a whole new chapter in my life," Frank said. "It's really exciting to start it off this way."
Wednesday, December 26 2012, 07:14 AM CST
Tenn. Powerball ticket worth $1 million
May 19, 2013 18:44 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A Powerball ticket sold in Tennessee barely missed winning a share of an estimated $590.5 million prize. But the ticket has a nice consolation prize worth $1 million.
Officials say the Powerball ticket worth $1 million was sold in Chattanooga.
There's no word yet on who won.
A Powerball ticket sold at a supermarket in Zephyrhills, Fla., matched all six numbers selected Saturday night for the estimated $590.5 million prize. It's the highest Powerball jackpot in history.
The winning numbers were 10, 13, 14, 22 and 52, with a Powerball of 11.
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