A Guy Who Survived a Lightning Strike Won a Million Dollar Lottery Jackpot

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You always hear that you’re more likely to be struck by lightning than to win the lottery. Check this out . . .

There’s a guy in Canada named Peter McCathie who survived getting hit by lightning when he was 14. It happened during a boat trip in Nova Scotia, while he was wading in a lake on a sunny day.

And now that he’s in his forties, he just won a million dollar LOTTERY jackpot. The odds of getting struck by lightning in Canada are about one in a million. And the odds of winning the Lotto game he hit are one in 13,983,816.

Even weirder, Peter’s daughter was ALSO struck by lightning a few years ago, while she was working as a wilderness guide. So the odds of all three things happening to the same guy are . . . one in 2.6 trillion.

Oh, Peter also owns the store where he bought the ticket. So he gets another $10,000 from the lottery commission.

He bought the $3 ticket with a co-worker, so they’re splitting the million. She’s going to Cancun . . . he’s planning a second honeymoon.

(CTV News)

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