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By Pam Burke 

View from the North 40: What the heck, Deirdre


January 3, 2020

A Maryland woman has proven that, when it comes to Christmas gifts, it’s not the giving that counts — it’s the giving, then taking it back and then cashing it in for $50,000 that really counts.

Unified Payments International reported Dec. 27 that Deirdre Stokes of Maryland bought some scratch-off lottery tickets as Christmas presents and the one that she bought her husband was a $50,000 winner.

She said she only buys tickets around Christmastime to give as little gifts for friends and family. That chance purchase turned out to be an amazingly generous gift, right?

The story caught...

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