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Sometimes good news comes when you're least expecting it. Bob O'Neill was having dinner with his wife, Lorie, and their friends when an HGTV camera crew appeared to make an exciting announcement. Bob was the winner of the 2007 Dream Home!

Not only did Bob win a $2 million, 4,600-square-foot house, he also received $250,000, a GMC SUV truck and a doggy dream house! Bob's name was randomly selected from millions of entries, but he hasn't always been so blessed.

In 1983, Bob's world was torn apart when his oldest son, Alfred, was killed in a car accident. Bob says the tragedy took a toll on his marriage, and eventually, he and his wife divorced. He found love again when he met and married his second wife, Melanie. The couple shared 18 happy years together. Then in 2004, Melanie lost her life to cancer.

Bob says he wasn't sure if he would ever remarry. Then, he met Lorie. They said "I do" in 2006. The newlyweds, who currently live in a double-wide trailer in Johnson City, Tennessee, say they still can't believe their good fortune. "I'm still in shock," Bob says. "Totally, totally in shock."
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Published on March 27, 2007

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