Mom-of-four, 26, who quit her McDonald’s job to care for disabled child says she is one of three $564.1MILLION Powerball winners
- Marie Holmes, 26, of Shallotte, won $188million after buying ticket
- She will set up college funds for children, one of whom has cerebral palsy
- Ms Holmes bought ticket, which is not yet verified, from her uncle
- She scared kids when she screamed they ‘didn’t have to struggle anymore’
- Winning tickets also sold in Princeton, Texas and Ponce, Puerto Rico
- The cash payout reached $337.8 million for the drawing on Wednesday night.
A mother of four says her four children will be able to go to college after she won a third of a historic lottery jackpot.
Marie Holmes, 26, from Shallotte, North Carolina, has come forward saying she has one of three winning tickets for the $564.1 million prize, the fifth largest ever in America.
The lucky winner said that she scared her kids, one of whom has cerebral palsy, after she found out she had won and began screaming that they ‘didn’t have to struggle anymore’.
She used to work at McDonald’s and Walmart before quitting to take care of her children.