Man wins half million, goes to work

Published: November 13, 2008 | 7276th good news item since 2003

Caleb Steele needed to ask permission from his boss to leave his work for about half an hour on Thursday morning.

He needed time off to collect his lottery prize: $500,000. After collecting the price got went back to work: installing a basketball court in the art of nearby house.

Last Friday he bought a $5 scratch ticket; it was the same day that his mother celebrated her birthday. During previous years he’s won up to $100 playing scratch ticket games.

When he realized last Friday how much he had won he called his wife, asked if she love him and went back to work.

When he came home at the end of the day he and his wife started to plan for future without debt. And no doubt they will also have a good Christmas season.

The store owner says that Caleb is his biggest winner so far.

Published in Sudden Wealth
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