Stop for lemonade turns into $250,000 lottery jackpot

By Ben Hooper Contact the Author   |  Updated May 22, 2018 at 12:59 PM
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May 22 (UPI) -- A South Carolina couple who had to make a quick stop for lemonade said their thirst led them to a $250,000 lottery prize.

The Moncks Corner couple told South Carolina Education Lottery officials they stopped at the local Piggly Wiggly and the wife ran inside to pick up some lemonade.

The woman decided at the last minute to drop $10 on a $250,000 Extra Play scratch-off lottery ticket.

She said she scratched the ticket off the next day and discovered it was a $250,000 winner.

"My husband has supported me in all of my dreams," the woman said. "Now I am going to use this money to support him in his dreams."

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