“After her 28th victory in a row — a runaway $42,200 win capped by a Final Jeopardy question about a 1948 expedition account — Amy Schneider has become only the fourth contestant and the first woman in Jeopardy! history to win more than $1 million on the regular game show.
“Schneider, a software engineering manager from Oakland, Calif., called her run on the show “a life-changing experience.”
“”It feels amazing, it feels strange,” Schneider said in a press release. “It’s not a sum of money I ever anticipated would be associated with my name.””
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