Teen Cancer Survivor, Wins Mega Millions Lottery, Will Pay It Forward
Posted By: Kris10
9/27/12 10:30 AM
Nicholas Ruth might not have hit the jackpot, but he's got more than enough cash to spread around. And the Maryland teenager intends to give back to a few good causes.
The 19-year-old, a cancer survivor who was diagnosed with leukemia in 2005, matched five of the six numbers in the state's Mega Millions lottery, earning himself a second-tier prize of $250,000. After taxes, Ruth will have about $165,000 to spend.
Besides paying off his car and putting some cash aside to...