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She beat cancer twice. Her next good fortune? A $125,000 lottery bonanza.

Sharon Bickers, who has survived cancer twice, won $125,000 over the weekend with a Kentucky Lottery $10 Xtreme Cash scratch off ticket.
Sharon Bickers, who has survived cancer twice, won $125,000 over the weekend with a Kentucky Lottery $10 Xtreme Cash scratch off ticket. Provided by Kentucky Lottery

A Lawrenceburg woman who has beaten cancer twice has one more thing to celebrate after winning $125,000 with a Kentucky Lottery scratch-off ticket this weekend.

Sharon Bickers and her husband, Tommy, were out for a drive on Saturday when they stopped at a gas station in Liberty, according to a news release. While at the Liberty Shell Mart, she purchased a $10 Xtreme Cash scratch-off ticket.

"Something just told me to get that ticket," Bickers said.

She found out she had a winning ticket on the drive back to Lawrenceburg.

“She was hollering and screaming, I was trying to drive,” Tommy Bickers told lottery officials.

Sharon Bickers said she and her husband plan to pay off their house, pay some bills and put most of the rest of the money in the bank for her upcoming retirement from Buffalo Trace Distillery.

The couple also plan to take a vacation with their winnings. Sharon Bickers told lottery officials that, because of her two times fighting cancer, it's been a while since the couple's last vacation.

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