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87-year-old man who broke his hip hop to buy Mega Millions ticket wins in the hospital

A 87-year-old man suffering from a serious injury on his way to buying a Mega Million ticket for last week's…

A 87-year-old man suffering from a serious injury on his way to buying a Mega Million ticket for last week’s historic drawing landed at the hospital – and with a price of $ 1 million.

Earl Livingston, a Blackwood, New Jersey resident, went to a store on Tuesday to buy a lottery ticket when he fell and broke his hip, WCAU reports.

After sharing his tragic story with a physician assistant at Jefferson Stratford Hospital, Livingston was invited to join 141 employees and patients in the hospital’s lotteripole.

“He told them he was about to buy a lottery ticket and he was disappointed that he did not make it.” Livingston’s niece, Bobbie Mickle, told WCAU. “So they said,” Why do not you go with us? We also buy a lottery ticket. “”

Little did Livingston know that his accident would end up with some of the $ 1 million profit in the hospital pool.

Unfortunately he will need a hip change because of his injuries according to his family – but it has not stopped his excitement over the price.

“I want to thank everyone,” Livingston told reporters after his victory. “I appreciate very much, and God bless you and have a happy, happy long life!”

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