Don't feel too bad if you haven't won the lottery, because this person probably needed it more.
Kelsey Zachow is a 24-year-old single mother from Mt. Clemens, Michigan who worked two jobs to help support her family. Her boyfriend Billy Bartlett, also a single parent, has been out of work for a year now from his construction company. Clearly times haven't been good on Zachow and Bartlett. But when Zachow purchased a lottery ticket on Friday, June 13th, her luck changed forever.
Zachow was informed 11 days after purchasing the ticket that she had won the $66 million dollar jackpot. Stunned, Zachow went straight home to tell her boyfriend, who became ecstatic as well. Zachow hired a lawyer and financial planner before collecting the money to ensure that she handles it wisely.
Zachow opted for the lump sum of $27 million, and has some pretty fun plans for it. Cars, vacations and a new house are all on the mom's agenda. But Zachow also plans to use the money for college funds, both for her son and her boyfriend's child.
24 year old single mom wins $66 million lottery!
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