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ASPEN, Colo.– A homeless man in Colorado spent one more night sleeping on a church floor before sharing the news he won big on a scratch-off lottery ticket.

Sixty-year-old Michael Engfors has been homeless for more than six years, but those who know him said he never gave up. He bought the ticket Friday and quickly realized he won $500,000.

“Out of all of the people, especially in Aspen, Colorado, that could win half a million dollars, it couldn’t happen to a better type of person, than somebody who actually uses the homeless shelter,” Jeremy Kowalis, with the Aspen Homeless Shelter, told 9 News.

 

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