Winning The Lottery


On my way home on Friday night I stopped at the 7-11 on the corner of 70th
& Havelock, and bought a lottery ticket. I picked the numbers that my
spouse and I always pick. I then continued to go home.

The next morning (Saturday) I got up and took my shower, dressed and ate
breakfast. I then sat down to balance my checkbook and saw how low the
funds were. As I sat back to think of a way to make more money I saw the
lottery ticket on the table. I began to fantasize on how it would be to win
the lottery that was at one hundred million dollars. When I started to
think on how I would spend the money, my family came in and interrupted me
as well as returning me to realty.

That night my spouse ...

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call we both agreed that it would be to win, but it will
never happen.

As we sat there on the couch, the lottery came on the TV. Suddenly silence
fell over both of us as they started the machine that holds all the lottery
balls, my adrenaline started pumping, as I sat there with anticipation.
When the first ball came rolling out my heart jumped into my throat the
number was six, then the second number rolled up and it was seven another
one right then nine, eleven, thirteen. My spouse and I looked at each other
in complete silence, we both knew that they had called five of our numbers
and there was one left to go. It seemed as an eternity before that last
ball came rolling out, at that point I thought I was going to have heart
failure because it was our number that came rolling out number twenty. I
could not believe it they had called all of our numbers. My spouse and I
started jumping up and down and screaming that we had won we had won… I
asked my spouse to pinch me to see if ...

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