Camila Villafañe

By Camila Villafañe

LifeBuzz Staff

Homeless Man Returns $10K Check, And Then Gets What’s Coming To Him.

Luck Smiled On Him

Luck Smiled On Him

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No one thought he was capable of changing his life this way, but he did, and it blew everyone away. Elmer Alvarez had gotten very lucky. But many people felt that he threw it all away without giving it a second thought. But Alvarez had made up his mind. He would spend the rest of his life paying for what he’d done. And it was all because of a check he had found for $10,000.

Worst Luck Ever

Worst Luck Ever

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Alvarez hadn’t always been this lucky. Through a series of horrible situations, he became homeless. But he never lost his determination. And there was something else that Alvarez didn’t lose. The streets might have been mean, but he had a moral compass that no one could tear down. He figured that there was no point in being cruel to others simply because life had been so mean to him. But his kind heart was about to be put through the ringer.

A Tough Time

A Tough Time

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Alvarez knew that Thanksgiving was just two weeks away. But for him, this was that most difficult part of the year. He was always looking in from the outside. Everyone was preparing for the holidays, which reminded him of what he had lost. His stomach would ache every time he saw an advertisement for a delicious holiday meal. He was starving. But this year, everything was going to change, and he had one woman to thank for that.

Lady To The Rescue

Lady To The Rescue

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There was nothing that Roberta Hoskie couldn’t do. She was an independent woman, and in charge of a real estate school in New Haven. And as a Realtor, Hoskie had found forever homes for countless families over the years. She had built an empire throughout New Haven, and she had done it all on her own. But this powerful mogul hadn’t always had the easiest life in the world.

She Had A Past

She Had A Past

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Hoskie could relate to Alvarez’s situation. She had been homeless too, at one point. For years, Hoskie had tried to make ends meet. Then, one day, she was out on the streets, and she had no one to turn to. This was a dark time for Hoskie. And she hoped that she would never have to experience it again. Then, out of the blue, she found the motivation she needed.

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