When Erin was a baby, she'd laugh in her sleep. Since then, she's continued to find joy in the unexpected. She's passionate about writing, big ideas, and improving her little corner of the world. She believes in equality, high-fives, bass solos, and extra cheese. Find her on Facebook and Twitter. She'll be the one chuckling in the corner.
In his late 20s, he broke up a robbery outside a blues club and was shot. He lived. Decades later in 2010, he purchased a quick-pick Florida Lotto ticket at a Shell gas station and won the $52 million jackpot. Pilgram accepted his winnings as a $29 million lump-sum and launched his own real estate development company, The Pilgram Group, which focuses on property acquisition, renovation, and management in the Fort Lauderdale area.