Mary Elliott, of Buckingham County, Virginia, recently found a $110,000 lottery ticket in the trash. She tossed the ticket because she thought it was a loser. Mary uses her family’s birth dates when she picks her numbers. She realized she won when she double-checked her numbers. Mary dove into the garbage and found her coffee-stained ticket. She says, “When I saw I’d won, I couldn’t stop shaking to save my life.