A Stroke of Luck
Elmer Alvarez never imagined he would be on the receiving end of a wonderful stroke of luck. Living on the streets, he never believed that his life could or would improve. Surviving each day was a battle against the elements. With the prospect of a cold winter ahead, Alvarez worried he would not live through the depth of the coming season. However, after he came upon a check for $10,000, his whole life changed forever.