View Full Version : Jack Whittaker the 170 million Powerball winner loses his granddaughter & now his daughter to drugs

08-29-2009, 03:26 PM
He caught one break (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Whittaker_(lottery_winner)), but not too many more.

Jack Whittaker's Daughter Found Dead (http://www.statejournal.com/story.cfm?func=viewstory&storyid=62261)

08-30-2009, 05:05 PM
When his granddaughter died, two different people posted the "Ballad of Jack Whittaker" (spoofing the "Ballad of Jed Clampett") within an hour of each other, in the comments section of Yahoo news.

I was hoping some more reverent comments would have preceded this one, but it's been a whole day.