17 Instances of Absurdly Good Luck

Some people have all the luck. Literally.
17 Instances of Absurdly Good Luck

The ancient Greeks and Romans believed in amulets, necklaces, and other good fortune charms, yet very few talismans are always as unique as the tintinnabulum. Purportedly a wind chime, the tintinnabulum, generally included a cluster of bells encircling a bronze depiction of a flying phallus. It seems the Romans actually did give a “flying…”

Tennessee Williams, the dramatist, reportedly said, "Fortune is believing you're fortunate." That may have been true, yet people all over the world have traditionally used talismans, emblems, and trinkets to improve their luck, even some that may appear strange today.

Some people seem to have it all. Literally. If you've ever been depressed or in an unpleasant situation and wondered, "Why am I so unlucky?" It's because the jerks on this list are keeping everything for themselves. The thing is the folks on this list don’t need to play mind games or resort to ancient gems or enchanted jewelry. They’ve been undoubtedly blessed with some incredible luck.

We asked our readers to find some people who are so blessed that providence is most likely their superpower. The winner is listed below, but first, let's look at the runners-up...

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Bill Morgan of Melbourne, Australia, won a car on a scratch-off ticket. When asked to re-enact his win for the local news, he won a whopping $250,000
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