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4:51 am
Thu July 23, 2015

Struck By Lighting As A Kid, A Lottery Winner As An Adult

Originally published on Thu July 23, 2015 6:59 am

Lady Luck has a sense of humor. The odds of being struck by lightning or winning the lottery are very slim.

The likelihood that both will happen to the same person are about one in 2.6 trillion. Peter McCathie is that one.

The Canadian man survived a lightning strike when he was a kid.

And now, after buying lottery tickets for about a year, McCathie has struck it big. He won a million dollars.

He's not gambling with the winnings. He's taking his wife on a second honeymoon.

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Middle East
4:51 am
Thu July 23, 2015

U.S. Defense Secretary Makes Unannounced Visit To Iraq

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4:16 am
Thu July 23, 2015

In Financial Disclosure, Trump Puts His Fortune At $10 Billion

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4:16 am
Thu July 23, 2015

At Low Pay, Government Hires Immigrants Held At Detention Centers

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4:16 am
Thu July 23, 2015

House Bill Would Cut Off Federal Funds For Sanctuary Cities

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