“My wife is battling breast cancer right now,” he said. “And having something to look forward to will help her get through the chemo treatments.
“I’ve already called the Carnival Cruise Line and upgraded our rooms to the biggest we can get.”
The Marine veteran claimed a $100,000 prize on Dec. 16, taking home more than $70,000, according to the North Carolina Education Lottery.
The security guard, whose wife has been undergoing chemotherapy, will use the money primarily to pay bills, WJZY-TV reported.
“I think most people didn’t think we’d last,” Harlow said. “We met 33 years ago and have been together ever since.”