Small thrills from a gas station lottery scratcher

Abraham Villarreal
3 min readFeb 6, 2022

Occasionally I like to buy a lottery scratcher from the gas station down the street. I know I’m probably not going to hit it big, but there’s always the chance, and you can’t win if you don’t play.

Buying a scratcher is one of those small, temporary pleasures you get for only a couple of bucks. All you need is motivation and a penny that you find in the cup holder in between…

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Abraham Villarreal

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