Will he remain outraged after good fortune that he comes to know? While the movement is questioning its future, one of the young "outraged" that demonstrated for nearly four weeks on the Puerta del Sol in Madrid had the good surprise to discover on Monday he had won a jackpot of 1.3 million euros in the lottery while he was camping in the city center.
"The award of 1.3 million has been awarded this weekend. We tried in vain to put us in contact with the winner, all day Sunday," said Ignacio Garcia, director of Serviapuestas, online sale site of Spanish public lottery. "We finally got to speak with him and he told us he was attending the camp from the Puerta del Sol. The lucky winner is a 34 year old native of Madrid.
Thousands of young Spaniards protested for almost four weeks on the Puerta del Sol and other emblematic Spanish places. The movement was spontaneously born May 15 from a demonstration by angry citizens against the excesses of capitalism, unemployment and corruption. Very quickly, backed by social networks, the challenge has woven its web across Spain. The camp of the Puerta del Sol, covered with blue tarps and tents were lifted Sunday, June 12. However, other events are planned in the coming days.