The Get-Well Gift That Keeps On Giving A New York man sent his ailing son in Pennsylvania a get-well card and a scratch-off lottery ticket. There's a good chance he's feeling better. The ticket was a winner — a $7 million winner.

The Get-Well Gift That Keeps On Giving

The Get-Well Gift That Keeps On Giving

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A New York man sent his ailing son in Pennsylvania a get-well card and a scratch-off lottery ticket. There's a good chance he's feeling better. The ticket was a winner — a $7 million winner.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. A bouquet of flowers can really brighten up a hospital room. But it's hard to top the combination of a warm get well soon card with cold cash. After his hernia operation, Joseph Amorese opened up a card from his dad. Inside, a scratch-off lottery ticket that turned out to be worth $7 million. The surgery kept him from celebrating too much, but Amorese told the AP he was jumping up and down in his mind. It's MORNING EDITION.

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