Winning the lottery — it’s something so fabled we can only sigh and dream about it happening, or reference it sarcastically. But for one small town family in Missouri, that dream became an incredible reality, winning one of the biggest Powerball lotteries in the history of the United States.
But what the family chose to do with the unimaginably enormous sum of money that came their way would make news headlines across the country. While everyone has their dreams about what they would do with such a significant windfall, like buying a sports car or luxury home, the choices this family made seemed bizarre. Read on to find out the events that unfolded as soon as they hit the winning numbers.