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Michigan man giving almost all of his $500,000 lottery win for the parents

He bought the ticket at a Sunoco in Michigan.

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He struck it rich… for his parents.

A Michigan man who recently won $500,000 from a scratch-off lottery ticket that plans to use only $5,000 of the price and give the rest to his parents, state lottery officials said.

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“My parents have done so much for me and my sister,” the 19-year-old, who asked to remain anonymous, said a lotto office press release. “Helping them take a big burden of their shoulders and mine.”

The man said that he bought the last $10 Gold Wild Time ticket at a Sunoco gas station in the vicinity of Lansing, and scratches it off in the shop, Fox 2 reported.

It was not immediately clear whether the sister would get a cut of the loot.

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