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She Finds The Winning Lottery Ticket, What She Does Next Will Give You Goosebumps

For many of us, if we found a winning lottery ticket on the ground there's a large chance we would keep it for ourselves. Especially now, with the holidays coming up, everyone could use some extra cash.

But leave it to a child to show us all what the holidays are REALLY about.

7-year-old Phoebe Brown was shopping with her mom in Missouri when she found a winning lottery ticket inside the store. Phoebe told her mom, Audrey, that it was a winner but she didn't believe her.

"She's like, 'Mom, Mom, it's a winner!' I said, 'No it's not'," Audrey said. "It was. It was a $100 winner."

Phoebe decided that she didn't want to spend the money on herself, but rather use it to help others. She and her family bought $100 worth of groceries to add to the canned food drive at her school.

"There have been times where I've been out of work, and we had nowhere to stay and our family's taken us in, and helped us out. We're thankful for our friends and our family," Joshua Brown, Phoebe's dad, said.

Because Phoebe helped her class reach their donation goal, the entire second grade got to shave the school's gym teacher's beard.

       Phoebe says her family has always taught her to give back and be thoughtful towards others. "You're welcome and I hope you have a happy Thanksgiving," Phoebe said.

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