Chicago man lends his hand to clean up New Jersey Hurricane Sandy aftermath, wins the lottery (Video)

By Sarah Burbank-Douglas,

Good karma definitely came to face for one Chicago man when he traveled to New Jersey to help clean up in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy and in turn won the lottery.

Huffington Post reports that 38-year-old John Turner, a Chicago man who runs Natural Catastrophe Solutions of Chicago, traveled to New Jersey to help those in need of cleaning in the aftermath of the October 29 storm.

After a long, grueling day, Turner took to a local store and purchased a Championship Poker scratch ticket that turned out to be a $100,000 winner.

“I showed the card to my buddies, and we all couldn't believe it," Turner said. "I was overjoyed and had tears in my eyes. I'm still just trying to take it all in."

According to ABC News, Turner will receive $70,000 after taxes which he hopes to invest in his business as well as donate his church.

"A portion of it, we're going to donate it to someone or some family that's in need," Turner adds.

Turner was born in New Jersey, and didn’t think twice before deciding to take his employees to the state to help clean the aftermath. Some of his employees went voluntarily, opting to not be paid.

Locals who witnessed Turner’s good deeds insist that he truly “deserves it.”



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