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Woman in wheelchair wins a treadmill on ‘The Price is Right’

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Posted at 5:20 PM, May 05, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-05 17:20:54-04
(CNN) -- Any "Price is Right" fan has probably dreamed of one day going on the show and being summoned to "Come on down!" while simultaneously fearing the worst-case scenario of never making it on stage to meet Drew Carey, or going over on the showcase showdown.

Or worse: not spinning the wheel hard enough to make a complete rotation.

Danielle Perez's dream of getting on "The Price is Right" came true in an episode that aired Tuesday. She made it on stage and met Drew Carey. She even won her pricing game, sending her home with a wooden cabinet and a treadmill.

Which would've been great, except that Perez has no feet and she uses a wheelchair.

Perez's cringe-worthy win was quickly posted on YouTube and garnered plenty of reaction on social media.

"This poor woman in a wheelchair just won a treadmill on Price is Right," Chad Neidt wrote on Twitter.

Another person on Twitter said, "For the first time ever I saw a woman in a wheelchair make it on The Price is Right. Her prize was a treadmill. God is very very cruel."

Perez's friend said the awkward moment proves that the show isn't rigged, posting on Twitter, "My BFF @DivaDelux won a treadmill on The Price is Right, she's in a wheelchair. Lol...At least we know now that nothing is fixed."

But possibly the best reaction came from Perez herself, who tweeted a picture of herself on the show, saying, "when you win a treadmill on national TV, but you have no feet." She included the handles of Drew Carey, the host of "The Price is Right."

Perez retweeted several of the tweets referencing her win, demonstrating she has a sense of humor about it all. She may not be able to use the treadmill, but as she tweeted, "I'm in a wheelchair & won a treadmill on @PriceIsRight and have no feet & my blow out was on point. Life got."

CNN tried reaching CBS and "The Price is Right" for comment, but hasn't heard back.