A homeless couple, with only 90 cents to their name became the envy of all Packers and Steelers fans — better yet, any sports-loving American — when they received a free trip to Super Bowl XLV and an once in a lifetime experience that not many have had.
According to Yahoo Sports, Ouida Wright and boyfriend, Aaron, residents of St. John's homeless shelter in Green Bay, were attending the city's Winterfest celebration on Saturday where they kept getting asked by strangers, "Have you been to Dallas lately?"
It turns out, a "mystery man" from the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau was in town awarding Super Bowl tickets to the first person who approached him with the mystery phrase. Ouida finally found said mystery man, and he handed her two tickets to the Super Bowl.
"I'm homeless and I thought someone was just messing with me," said Wright in a live interview on Sunday's Good Day Wisconsin. "Then we saw the cameras. We had 90-cents in our pockets and we have won a package that people would have offered thousands of thousands of dollars for."
Initially, the couple was unsure if they would be able to afford travel expenses. The DCV's mystery man, while live on Sunday's Good Day Wisconsin, surprised the couple again when he informed them that the DCV would cover their expenses.
Right after the announcement Wright said, "I promised myself I was not going to cry and then you go and do this."
Super Bowl XLV will be Wright's first football game she has ever attended.
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