A California woman who recently overcame homelessness is now a millionaire after winning the $5 million prize in a lottery scratch-off game.
Lucia Forseth had no housing in 2017, but she battled back to overcome the challenges within a few years.
But this month Ms. Forseth can put any doubt behind her, becoming a multimillionaire thanks to a lucky Scratchers ticket.
“I only bought one ticket,” Forseth told the California Lottery. “I closed
my eyes and picked that one—and it won!”
Forseth went to a Walmart Supercenter in Contra Costa County to get an oil change for her car, and said she scratched the top-prize winning ticket right outside.
“I first thought I’d won a free ticket, but I checked, and it said I won $5 million!”
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