• Clermont woman to appear on 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire'

    By: Jason Kelly

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    CLERMONT, Fla. - A Clermont woman will appear Friday morning on an episode of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire."

    Maridel Cipollone, a registered nurse, will join host Chris Harrison to try to correctly answer 14 questions to win $1 million.

    Cipollone said she has been trying to become a show contestant since 2005.


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    "I'm finally here," she said. "I finally made it."

    Cipollone said if she wins big, she wants to help pay for the college tuition of her young nephews and nieces.

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    She said she also wants to treat her mother to a surprise because she encouraged her to audition for the game show.

    Watch the show at 9 a.m. Friday on WFTV Channel 9.

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