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Fil-Am wins $45K with lucky guess on ‘Wheel of Fortune’

/ 05:17 AM March 21, 2014

Emilbert de Leon gasps after winning guess after just two letters were revealed. CBS DISTRIBUTION

Emilbert de Leon, a nursing assistant from Daly City, California, won the $45,000 grand prize on Wheel of Fortune on March 19 by correctly answering “new baby buggy” based only on two revealed letters.

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De Leon’s lucky guess was so startling that show host, Pat Sajak ,jokingly patted him down in “search” of a hidden device.

The San Francisco State University mathematics graduate through several auditions to appear on the show.

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