Powerball Jackpot Winner Is a Mom Who Truly Needed It


Sometimes good things happen to the right people.

When Mary Holmes realized she may have one of three winning lottery tickets in the $564 million Powerball jackpot, she “thought [she] was going to have a heart attack,” she told WECT. The 26-year-old is a mother of four from Brunswick County, North Carolina. She recently had to leave her jobs at McDonald’s and Walmart to care for her kids, one of whom has cerebral palsy, WECT reported.

“I’ve been struggling since I had them,” Holmes says in the video below. “But I wouldn’t trade [anything] because they’re a blessing.”

If confirmed, her ticket will be worth $188 million, according to the video below.

I’m ready to embrace the change,” she told WECT. “I’m very grateful for what’s about to happen for my family.”

h/t Mashable

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