Lucky girl: 2-year-old picks NYC mom's $1M ticket

By the Associated Press | March 14, 2012 | 9:45 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City toddler with the right touch has made her family $1 million richer.

Afsheen Ahsan, of Queens, credits her 2-year-old daughter, Anaya Hussain, for picking her New York Poker instant scratch-off ticket.

Ahsan says the toddler reached out and touched the ticket on Jan. 30 while they were at the Top Convenience store in Brooklyn.

She told the Daily News ( ) that she took that as a sign and bought the ticket.

Ahsan will receive $31,152 a year until 2031. She says she wants to start a business, and also plans a vacation.


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