Lottery ticket

A teacher in Maryland got the pick-me-up of a lifetime in March after her husband brought home a scratch-off ticket to cheer her up.

Little did Robyn Mejia know that the ticket was a winner to the tune of $50,000, helping the couple get closer to realizing their dream of purchasing a new house, according to a press release from the Maryland Lottery.

“We have been saving money for a down payment on a house, thinking we would be ready by the end of the year,” the 39-year-old mother of two said in a statement provided by the lottery. “But now, we don’t have to wait!” Read the full story HERE.

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