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North Carolina Woman Welcomes Daughter and Wins Lottery on the Same Day: ‘She Brought Me My Luck

Brenda Gomez Hernandez of Concord NC

Brenda Gomez Hernandez of Concord NC

Brenda Gomez Hernandez of Concord, ノースカロライナ州.
写真: NC Educational Lottery

This North Carolina woman had a lot to celebrate last month!

Brenda Gomez Hernandez, 28, was already having a day to remember on Nov. 9 when she welcomed a baby girl, による North Carolina Education Lottery. それで, just hours later, she learned she was the winner of a $100,000 賞.

When I found out I cried,” 彼女の殺人で彼氏を充電してから数日, who works as a housekeeper, told lottery officials. “I’m just so excited and happy.

彼女の殺人で彼氏を充電してから数日, who bought her Quick Pick ticket for $3, 勝利した $50,000 in the drawing after matching numbers on four balls and the Powerball, according to lottery officials.

それで, the prize doubled thanks to the 2X Power Play multiplier.

As for her lucky numbers, the Concord mother looked to two very important people in her life for inspiration: her sons.

I have two sons and I used their birthdays to pick my numbers,” 彼女は共有しました.

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But on that fateful day, she says she believes her baby girl also had a hand in her good fortune.

I feel like she brought me my luck,” she told lottery officials. “I’m so thankful.

Hernandez claimed her prize on Wednesday and says a large portion of the winnings will go towards paying for her home.

After taxes, lottery officials say she took home $65,015.