Fla. Man Wins Lottery, Opens Shop on Same Day

Sept. 8, 2021

A Florida man opened up his auto repair shop and won the lottery—all in a day's work.

Sept. 8, 2021—Brian Woodle won a $1 million lottery prize on the same day that he opened his auto repair shop.

News4Jax reports that Woodle purchased the ticket while he was picking up a few items before going in for his first day of business at the unnamed Nassau County shop, which he opened with his wife.

“I love working on vehicles and it has always been my dream to own my own repair shop,” he told the news station.

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