School Teacher Wins One Million Dollars On Wheel Of Fortune
Sarah Manchester, a math teacher from Silver Spring, MD became the third contestant to win the $1 million dollar grand prize on the popular game show "Wheel of Fortune" during Wednesday night's episode.
Manchester’s $1,017,490 win did not come easy. The game was close with only $6,000 separating the first- and third-place finishes. Manchester solved the prize puzzle, winning a trip to the Dominican Republic and then brilliantly solved the third toss-up puzzle, “The Pacific Ocean,” with just a few letters revealed. This looks easy with a chicken dinner in the lounge chair watching in the show, but it isn't.
Going into the bonus round, Manchester was so caught up in the moment she forgot she was going to be playing for the chance at $1 million dollars. “Oh, I forgot!” she said when host Pat Sajak reviewed her winnings with her. However, there were no problems when the bonus round puzzle “Loud Laughter” was revealed.