Suddenly Rich

January 17, 2003

How many times have you thought that if you could just win the lottery, your life would be set? Think again. While money can change everything, it's not always for the best.

Sheryll and Marlene
They went from being best friends and sisters to hardly speaking at all after Marlene inherited $250,000 from a cousin.



Don and Kathy
A year ago, they beat the odds and won $4 million at a Las Vegas slot machine. Now it's tearing their family apart.

  
Terry and Cheryl
He grew up dirt poor, and then won $5 million in 1987. Cheryl says she wants her brother back " not his money.


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