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Struggling Single Mother, Forced To Quit Her Jobs To Care For Her Four Kids, Wins Powerball Jackpot

26-year-old Marie Holmes of Brunswick County, North Carolina was recently forced to quit her jobs at Walmart and McDonald’s to care for her four children, one of whom has cerebral palsy. Holmes’ life changed forever Wednesday night when her lottery ticket matched the $564 million Powerball drawing. Holmes says she plans to spend her $188 million prize college funds for her children and a new home. Watch Marie Holmes’ interview with WECT below.

Determined Miniature Schnauzer Makes 15-Block Trek To Visit Cancer-Stricken Owner In Hospital

Last Saturday, a miniature Schnauzer named Sissy unexpectedly ran away from her home in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. That night, Sissy walked 15+ blocks and wandered into a local hospital, where her owner, 64-year-old Nancy Franck, had been staying following a surgery. Nancy’s husband, Dale Franck, said, “She was on a mission that night to see her mom, but she couldn’t find the right elevator to take.”