How often does a person survive getting struck by lightning and then win the lottery the next day? My guess is not often.
However, 16-year-old BreAnna Helsel of
According to an Associated Press story, she was struck by lightning at her family home. After surviving that, officials at the hospital she was treated at suggested she buy a lottery ticket because she had been so lucky.
The next day her mother bought her a ticket and she won $20.
My advice to her is that she should quit while she is ahead.