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    Teen Survives Lightning Strike, Then Wins Lottery

    Mich. Teen Survives Lightning Strike, Then Wins Lottery

    BLANCHARD, Mich. BreAnna Helsel escaped serious injury after being struck by lightning while inside her house.

    The teenager's good fortune continued the next day, in the form of a winning lottery ticket.

    Helsel, 16, was at her home in Blanchard, about 48 miles northeast of Grand Rapids, watching thunderstorms roll by on June 6 when she noticed rain entering an open kitchen window.

    "She went to close the window and the lightning came through and hit her," her mother, Linda Johnson, told The Daily News of Greenville. "We think it must have hit the house or something."


    http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,366925,00.html

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    WOW, two lucky strikes in a row!! (pun intended)

    My step-son also got struck by lightning, to this day he still has a problem with short term memory. But we don't care, if could have been so much worse.

    Same for BreAnna, lucky girl!!!!

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    Wow, she is a lucky girl!
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    That is amazing! What are the odds?!

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    Amazing story .....

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