Wednesday, June 28, 2017
‘He couldn’t stop crying’: Woman spends lottery winnings on hotel for homeless...

‘He couldn’t stop crying’: Woman spends lottery winnings on hotel for homeless man

‘They say it’s better to give than to receive, and a Massachusetts woman agrees. After winning $200 in the lottery, she used her fortune on the less fortunate, buying a hotel room for a homeless man. She has since raised thousands of dollars for him online.

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Sofia Andrade of Wareham, Massachusetts, had just won $200 on a scratch ticket when she spotted Glenn Williams at a stop sign in nearby New Bedford.

Homeless for three years, Williams was panhandling in the freezing cold. At that moment, it became clear to Andrade that she was not meant to spend her winnings on herself.’

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