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Nate Smith And Nick Smith: Identical Twins Involved In $50,000 Hockey Shot Mix-Up (VIDEO)

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Last Thursday night during a celebrity hockey game in Minnesota, 11-year-old Nick Smith was given the chance of a lifetime after purchasing a $10 raffle ticket.

All he had to do was sink the puck from center ice into a three-and-a-half-inch cutout and the $50,000 prize would be his. But when Nick's name was called, the boy was outside of the arena. So, Nick's identical twin brother, Nate, stepped up to the plate.

He shot. He scored. The crowd went wild.

However, instead of claiming the prize money, their father, Pat Smith, saw an important lesson to be learned. "The next day I called back and said, 'you know it was really Nate that made the shot,' and we thought honesty was the best policy and we want to set a good example for our kids," he told the "Early Show."

It is now up to the insurance company to decide if the kids will get the money.

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If you were the twins' father, would you have taken the money or confessed to teach a lesson on honesty?

Taken the money; honesty can come later.

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