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'Hit the jackpot!' Man wins Orange Room Award for hazy post-surgery chat with wife

Dec. 10, 2013 at 8:13 AM ET

Drum roll, please!

After thousands of votes, we have a winner: Jason and Candace Mortenson have been crowned champions of the Orange Room Awards' most memorable viral moment category.

Their video, which has racked up more than 13 million views since it was posted in August, shows Jason waking from hernia surgery in a haze, not recognizing the woman next to him. As he discovers it's his wife, he exclaims that he "hit the jackpot."

If you missed the voting, check out the other nominees in this category, and stay tuned to see who wins for pet of the year and top digital dance-off. 

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