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Wealthy Midwife Continues Helping Deliver Babies Ten Years After Winning the Lottery

by Dubaiforum

A remarkable tale of a midwife who struck gold in the lottery and continues to deliver babies a decade later has captivated the hearts of many. Ruth Breen, now 45 years old, was working at the Royal Albert Edward Infirmary in Wigan in 2014 when she received the life-changing news that she had won £1 million on the EuroMillions during her lunch break.

Fast forward ten years, and Ruth still finds herself dedicated to her job in the NHS, even after treating herself to luxurious holidays in locations like Dubai, St. Lucia, and Mauritius. Reflecting on her journey, Ruth shares, “An awful lot has changed in the past 10 years, but then again, not so much. The win came at the most perfect time ever. It allowed me to reduce my working hours, giving me a much better work-life balance.”

Choosing to work part-time has allowed Ruth to spend more quality time with her daughter, engaging in fun activities and nurturing their bond. Despite the financial freedom her win provided, Ruth remains grounded, emphasizing the importance of staying connected to reality through work. She wants to set a positive example for her daughter and demonstrate that luck should never be taken for granted.

Arriving at her appointments in a BMW X3 and treating herself to designer shoes like Jimmy Choos, Ruth’s newfound lifestyle reflects her gratitude for the opportunities her win presented. However, she remains humble and modest, still living in the same home she purchased before her lottery triumph. Most of her colleagues and patients are unaware of her millionaire status, as she prefers to keep a low profile and continue her work as a dedicated midwife, without any special treatment.

To commemorate the ten-year anniversary of her life-changing win, Ruth has been actively supporting The Baby Room, a local charity in Wigan that provides essential items for new families in need. Recognizing the ongoing cost-of-living crisis and the financial burden of raising a child, Ruth emphasizes the importance of ensuring that every baby has access to safe and necessary equipment.

The founder of The Baby Room, Alison Wakefield, highlights the critical role the charity plays in supporting families who may otherwise struggle to provide basic necessities for their newborns. Without organizations like The Baby Room, many families would face challenges like inadequate sleeping arrangements or the inability to afford clean and safe essentials for their babies.

Ruth’s involvement with The Baby Room showcases her commitment to giving back to her community and using her fortunate win to make a positive impact on those in need. Through her ongoing work as a dedicated midwife and her support for local charities, Ruth Breen exemplifies the true essence of generosity and compassion, proving that true wealth is measured not by material possessions but by the lives we touch and the hearts we inspire.

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