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Couple win lottery as teenage son gets cancer all-clear

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A couple who discovered their teenage son was clear of cancer a few days after winning a £2m lottery jackpot say it is the “most amazing feeling ever”.

John and Allison McDonald bought a lucky dip ticket that matched all six numbers on Wednesday 18 December.

Lottery Winners John & Allison Mcdonald
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Three days later, the couple from Stockton-on-Tees heard that 15-year-old Ewan was free of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a form of cancer that develops in the lymphatic system.

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John, 62, said: “It is just like all of our lifelong dreams came true in the space of three days.

“What a start to 2020. Everyone always dreams of winning the lottery at Christmas – and talks about how amazing this would be – but Allison and I never believed it would happen to us – and it has.

Lottery Winners Holding Cheque
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“And then to receive news that Ewan’s latest scans are all clear is just truly amazing. We are so thankful. 2020 is certainly looking like being one amazing year for the three of us.”

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Both John, a security officer, who frequently worked 70-hour weeks and Allison, 49, who worked in an opticians, have now handed in their notices at work.

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