ASPEN – A man who has been very much down on his luck for the past six years can now be considered incredibly lucky.
Michael Engfors, 60, was born and raised in Aspen. After struggling with alcoholism, losing his business, and getting a divorce, he has been homeless for more than six years.
“Michael has seen a bottom that has pushed him right to the edge,” Jeremy Kowalis with the Aspen Homeless Shelter said. “But Michael never gave up. He knew that if he kept pushing on, eventually his luck would change.”
His luck did, indeed, change drastically on Friday. He purchased a lottery ticket, scratched off the very first number, and realized he won $500,000.
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