Woman wins $1 million while trying to teach husband a lesson

A North Carolina woman just proved her husband right -- while winning $1 million.

57-year-old Glenda Blackwell bought a scratch off trying to teach her husband, Buddy, a lesson. She told them the tickets always lose -- but then won $1 million of a $10 ticket.

"I was going to be ugly and buy a scratch off to show him they didn't hit," Blackwell told her local ABC affiliate. "Sometimes I get aggravated with him, so I tell him, 'You're just wasting your money.'"

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As it turns out, Blackwell was wrong, but she didn't mind. "I had to eat my words, but they were worth eating," Blackwell laughed. "So, I was very happy."

Blackwell and her husband plan on buying a house with the money, then helping their children and grandchildren. They took the lump sum of the money, which amounted to $415,503 after taxes.

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