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YouTube Prankster Raises $44,000 & Finds A Home For Homeless Man

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KHQ.com - Back in March we brought you a video in which Magician Rahat a YouTube prankster, gave a homeless man a fake winning lottery ticket. The real magic came when the homeless man selflessly wanted to share his winnings with Rahat, touching the hearts of millions of online viewers.

That video has more than 15 Million views and has inspired those viewers to help the kind homeless man named Eric.  In just a few days, online donors generously gave over $44,000!With those donations Rahat was able to move the Eric into a house of his own – rent free for an entire year. Rahat set it up as a surprise for Eric, and spent time filling the house up with all the essentials Eric would need.

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