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Everyone Joked That Ryan Atwood From “The O.C.” Won The Powerball In California

The O.C.'s impact is real.

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On Wednesday night, the $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot finally had a winner. One winning ticket was sold in Chino Hills, California.

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And people on Twitter immediately thought of Ryan Atwood, everyone's favorite fictional bad-guy-turned-good from The O.C.

Ryan was from the city of Chino...

...a very different place from Orange County, where he ended up living with the Cohens.

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Maybe it's time for an O.C. reboot with this updated plotline, perhaps?

Think of all the wonderful possibilities.

The thing is, Chino Hills isn't actually the same place as the city of Chino, California, where Ryan is from.

(But they are right next to each other!)
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(But they are right next to each other!)

And the other thing is... Ryan Atwood isn't actually a real person...

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...but he'll always be real in our hearts. <3

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LOVE YOU RYAN!

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