A New York woman is 10 thousand dollars richer thanks to Brad Paisley and Publisher's Clearing House.

Karen Sheasley of Dansville, New York won 10 grand from Brad Paisley's American Relief Sweepstakes with Publisher's Clearing House. The retired librarian was sitting on her porch with a former student when Howie from Publisher's Clearing House walked up to surprise her with her big check. Karen was literally shaking and couldn’t believe this was really happening to her. “Are you freakin’ kidding me!?” she exclaimed.

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Karen has battled a serious illness, and is in recovery, so this money came at right time. She plans to use the money to help her move to California to be with her children.

If 10 grand wasn't enough, Karen got another big surprise when Brad Paisley called to congratulate her on a video call. “There’s nothing like saying here’s what I’m gonna do and I’m doing it,” Paisley said during the call, according to the Evening Tribune. “Obviously luck is on your side. I hope this fresh start is everything you want it to be and I hope this helps you with it.”

Karen was worried about what to say to Paisley but says it was easy. “He really is an awesome man, so easy to talk to," she told the Evening Tribune. "He’s so laid back and what you’d think a country singer would be like.It was really nice of him to take the time to talk to me.”

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