Believe In Fortune Cookie Predictions? After This, You Might

The next time you open a fortune cookie, you might want to give its message careful consideration. When William Johnson of Southwick, Mass., saw that his cookie's message predicted he would win a lot of gold, he decided it was time to buy a lottery ticket — and he won the million-dollar prize.

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OK. Next time you open a fortune cookie, you might want to give the message careful consideration. Last week, after dinner out with his wife, William Johnson cracked open a fortune cookie. The little piece of paper inside told him: You will soon come into a lot of gold. The Southwick, Massachusetts man went out the next day, he bought a lottery ticket. He scratched it off, and the prize wasn't gold, but he could use it to buy a lot. He won a million dollars.

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