It's easy to say that it's the thought that counts when given an inexpensive gift ... especially what that cheap gift turns out to be worth 10,000 times more than what was paid for it.
A mom in Kansas received a $5 scratch-off lottery ticket as a gift from her son. The ticket ended up being worth $50,000, which she can use to finally change her life.
Sandra Gilliam was shocked when she scratched the ticket to reveal the huge prize and like the wonderful mother she is, her first thought was to give it back to her son. But like the wonderful son he is, he insisted the ticket was hers and that she had to keep it.
Sandra, who takes care of her 90-year-old mother, says she's never been able to afford to buy her own home and has always rented, so she hopes to used the prize to put toward a house. She also added, "I have great kids."