Winning the Lottery Turned out to Be a Misfortune for This Single Mother

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Image credits: Coolimba

Have you ever thought about what you would do if you were to win the lottery? Some people dream of buying a house, or a sports car, while others would just enjoy the financial stability of that one big paycheck. Marie Holmes is someone who didn't have to wonder because she actually won. And she won big! But her winning ticket turned out to be a curse, rather than a blessing...

Dedicated to Her Children

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Image credits: Coolimba

Before winning the lottery, Marie Holmes was working two jobs at both Walmart and McDonald's in order to survive with her four children. She was a single mother, and things were tough. What made life even more difficult for Marie is that one of her children was suddenly diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy is a permanent movement disorder, and it meant that Marie was forced to quit both her jobs in order to ensure her children had the best possible upbringing.

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