POWERBALL JACKPOT: This Grateful Mother Will Make Your Heart Melt


This woman is so grateful for this. She’s so happy she can make a better life for her children.

A North Carolina woman has come forward with what she says is one of the three winning tickets in the $564 million Powerball jackpot. Marie Holmes, 26, of the town of Shallotte, told NBC affiliate WECT on Thursday that she was on her way to confer with lawyers and a financial adviser before turning in the ticket to state lottery officials.

“I thought I was going to have a heart attack when I saw the ticket and checked it,” she said. Holmes told the station that she was forced to quit her jobs at Wal-Mart and McDonald’s to care for her four children, one of whom has cerebral palsy.

Read more: NBC News

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