"Winning the lottery would solve all my problems." That's what most of us think, and if you're like me you're convinced that you could spend your money responsibly and never have to worry about finances again.

But that's not always the case. Unfortunately, we've all heard tragic tales of lottery winners who have lost it all. They're plagued by out-of-control spending, addiction, and even greedy family members who take advantage of their generosity. Some have said that winning a large jackpot was the worst thing that ever happened to them.

Wouldn't you just love to have the opportunity to prove the naysayers wrong? To show that you have what it takes to responsibly handle a large windfall?

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Unfortunately, there are five Michiganians whose lives have taken a tragic turn for the worse after hitting it big.

Five Michiganians Whose Lives Were Ruined After Winning Big Lottery Jackpots

We all think winning the lottery would solve all of our problems. But you know what they say: "Be careful what you wish for."

Take a look at these five Michigan residents who won life-changing money from the Michigan Lottery. Unfortunately, all of their lives took a drastic turn for the worse after their wins.

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