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Winning this Provincetown lottery means a stay in a shack

JACKIE CHRISTINE BAIN FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE

My mom enters a lottery each year with the grand prize being a weeklong summer stay in Euphoria or Zara or another of the whimsically-named shacks that sit along a 3-mile stretch of towering sand dunes. Punctuated by beach grass and scrub pines, the remote strand is affectionately known as the Province Lands, part of Cape Cod’s National Seashore. The lottery is run by Peaked Hill Trust, a nonprofit dedicated to the preservation and management of the no-frills abodes.

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