If you won the lottery today, say $15 million for instance, how much money would you give to your parents and family members? What if you didn’t get along with them or you felt they weren’t supportive of who you are? That’s one question a 29-year-old man is asking himself after recently winning the lottery.
The man goes by the name of Idontwanttogiveitup on social sharing site Reddit and he’s openly gay. He explained in a post that his homophobic parents discovered his orientation while he was still a student in high school and he says they didn’t talk to him for five full years because of it.
"So!" writes Idontwanttogiveitup on Reddit. "I'm a 29yr old guy and I won the lottery. And it's enough that I don't have to work ever again if I don't want too (over 15m)...My problem? My family, mainly my parents, feel they are entitled to 1/4 of the amount. I offered to pay off their mortgages and give them a little sum but that's not good enough once they found the total amount. My familyRead More »from Gay lottery winner asks Internet how much he should give to homophobic parents