Has there ever been a more deserving scratchie winner than Ronnie Foster?

The man from North Carolina was on his way to his last chemotherapy treatment after battling colon cancer when he decided to buy a $1 scratchie.

He won $5 with it and traded it in for two more. The first one, he won nothing – but the second one…

…he won $200,000 ($AU296,000)!!!

“I saw all those zeroes and I froze,” Foster told the lottery.

“I didn’t believe it until I gave it to the clerk at the counter to scan. When it showed, ‘Go to lottery headquarters,’ I started shaking. I couldn’t believe it.”

“I was already happy because it was my last round of chemo,” said Foster.

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“Winning this made it my lucky day.”

The money will go towards paying off the high costs of his treatment and the rest will be saved “for the future.”