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March 7th, 2014
02:30 PM ET

Lotto "prank" leads to big win for homeless man

You usually don't hear the word "heartwarming" used to describe a prank – but it's the only word that can described the trick one Virginia man pulled.

Jeanne Moos has the story behind one of the most watched videos on YouTube right now.


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  1. jon k

    really CNN you couldnt just leave these story, just as it was you had to redo this months old video over again just so you can make your money off it. i really get mad at these stories you do. you should be accused of using ppl in stories for props

    April 2, 2014 at 5:51 pm | Reply
  2. Joey at Purdue Univ

    The part where the guy offers to split the money with Rahat is kinda where everything breaks to a screeching halt.

    March 8, 2014 at 12:02 pm | Reply

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