A Won the Lottery on His Wife's Birthday | Rahny Taylor Morning Show

A guy in North Carolina named Earnest Jones took his wife Linda out to breakfast for her 67th birthday on Sunday.

And on their way back home, he bought her a $20 lottery ticket.  Not the most romantic gift.  But hey, it's something.

Unfortunately, she didn't win anything.  But he also bought one for himself . . . which kind of makes it NOT really a birthday present.

But he still got to be a hero in the end, because his ticket hit for a HUNDRED GRAND.  And he says that "OF COURSE," he's spending it on her.

They got their giant check the very next day.  After taxes, they took home just over $70,000.

(NC Lottery)

(Here's a photo of them with their giant check.)

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