“I scratched it off right here in my tent,” says Dennis Mahurin, who has been homeless since 1978. “I thought it was a thousand dollars. She said, ‘Nope.’ I said, ‘Oh, I messed up didn’t?’ She said it was fifty thousand, and I almost fell over.”
Even after purchasing a $50,000 scratch-off ticket from a near-by gas station last week, he says he will keep living his familiar lifestyle.
“He’s a very, very nice guy. He’s one of the sweetest people I’ve ever met,” says Emmarie Cross, who works at the Circle K where the ticket was purchased. “I’ve been telling everybody, this couldn’t have happened to a nicer guy.”
Source: TV 20 Detroit
If you win a lottery jackpot like this what would you do?