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Happy birthday, honey, you're now a millionaire

July 26, 2016 9:20 A.M.
Melody Manuel's husband bought winning ticket at the Kamloops Husky.

Safe to say, Melody Manuel’s husband knocked her birthday out of the park by gifting her a winning Set for Life ticket.

“I was shocked when I saw I won,” exclaimed Manuel. “There was a real sense of excitement, and it’s definitely one of the best birthday presents ever!”

Manuel will receive an annuity prize of $1,000 a week for the next 25 years for a total of $1.3 million Kamloops resident is looking forward to living a more carefree lifestyle with her winnings.

“It’s good knowing there’s always going to be steady income coming in,” smiled Manuel. “It ultimately means I can enjoy life more.”

It also means Manuel can pay off some debt and go on a shopping spree.

“I still have to prioritize what to buy first,” she laughed. “My dream list includes: a house, maybe a new vehicle, and a nice vacation.” 

The winning Set for Life 15th Anniversary ticket was purchased at the Husky station off the Yellowhead Highway at Paul Lake Road.

James Graff says:
July 26, 2016 05:59pm

-Way to go there hubby! No one expects this kind of surprise, especially one like that!
-Gotta love the wife. Good on ya there dude. !


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