This Woman Welcomes Daughter and Wins Jackpot Lottery on the Same Day

They say a newborn baby brings luck to the family. That’s what literally happened to a North Carolina family when a woman learned about winning a bumper lottery just hours after welcoming her baby girl. That’s what we call double luck!

The Lucky Incident

North Carolina-based Brenda Gomez Hernandez gave birth to her daughter on November 9th. While the new mom and her family were already having a memorable day, just a few hours later Hernandez learned that she became the winner of a whopping $100,000 lottery prize money. The 28-year-old housekeeper told the press that she couldn’t believe her luck and cried over happiness and excitement, after finding out the news.

The Winning Prize

According to the North Carolina Education Lottery officials, Hernandez bought a Quick Pick ticket for just $3. In the drawing after matching numbers on four balls and the Powerball, she initially won $50,000. Then the money doubled thanks to the 2X Power Play multiplier. After taxes, the lucky woman took home a total of $65,015, as per the lottery officials.

Unbelievable Luck

It seems that Hernandez’s children have the superpower of bringing luck to their mom! While choosing her lucky numbers, the Concord mother selected her two sons as her inspiration. As they are two very important people in her life, Hernandez used their birthdays to pick her lottery numbers. On the fateful day of winning the bumper prize, she believed that her newborn daughter also had a helping share in her good fortune, bringing her ultimate luck. As Hernandez informed the press, she recently claimed her jackpot lottery prize and had the plan to spend a large portion of her winnings to pay for her home. The mother of three is, of course, highly thankful to her kids for bringing her incredible lottery luck!

Wimbledon Grounds Come to the Rescue of the British During the Germany-Britain War

One of the most notable facts in tennis history is that Wimbledon served as a pig farm and military camp during World War II. Since then, the British military’s active-duty members have been part of Wimbledon and acted as stewards. During the two weeks, Navy, Air Force, and Army personals volunteer for the event by helping around. You will find them bringing water, directory visitors, and even taking tickets. But, how did it all start? Read on to find out.

The Uk Braced for War During the 1930s

During the 1930s, there was much tension between Germany and Great Britain. The Germans were all set to run bomb rounds over London. The British knew about the upcoming attacks and made their preparations, including ARP or Air Raid Precautions during early 1935. This was a civil-run service that was later renamed in 1941 as the Civil Defence System.

Wimbledon Complex Becomes More Than a Sports Ground

While the whole country was fighting and preparing for various attacks, the Wimbledon complex came to the rescue of the armed forces. The ARP transformed the grounds into a farm and provided soldiers and civilians all the rations they needed. The complex parking lot into a vegetable field on one side and domestic animal farming on the other side. They had rabbits, ducks, geese, chickens, horses, and even pigs. The courts were left untouched so that they could use it for other purposes.

The Game Went on After Germany’s Defeat

Germany finally surrendered in 1945, and a month after that, the first tennis competition was played. The respective authorities shortlisted a few players from the armed forces to be part of the tournament, including – Dan Maskell. Although The Germans had damaged the ground due to the war, the initiative attracted close to 5000 spectators.