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Winner Crowned In Local Radio Contest

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It's been more than 2 months since Happi 92.7 started their 'Live In It To Win It' contest, and on Wednesday, they crowned a winner. 

19-year-old Brittany DiPlacido is the owner of a brand new Chevy Spark.  She lived in the the car for 37 days straight. 

The contest ended shortly after 7 a.m., when the other remaining contestant overslept and missed the call-time. 

Each morning, the contestants entered the cars at 7:10 a.m., and didn't get out until 11 p.m., when they were taken to a hotel.

The contest started back in May, with 5 contestants.  DiPlacido said she wasn't going anywhere until she won.

"It's crazy, it honestly hasn't even hit me yet, that this is over on day 37.  I was prepared to sit in the car for much longer," she said.

DiPlacido says she needs to learn how to drive a stick-shift, before she can actually drive her new car.

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