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Boy didn't win, but gets dream playhouse anyway


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Aidan Picard in front of his dream home.

Oh, the joys of being a homeowner.

Aiden Picard was surprised to learn on Aug. 7, the day before his fifth birthday, that he'd be getting his dream home.

That dream home, a playhouse, was made by DWK Fowler Construction to be raffled off to raise money for the Ridge Riders Junior Rodeo.

Young Picard had wanted allowance, or any other money he would have received, to go toward raffle tickets with his grandmother, Reyne Finley.

"He was just determined to buy that house," his mother, Meghan Finley, said.

Other people even began buying raffle tickets on his behalf.

But his name wasn't chosen...

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