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Woman in Canada giving away $1.6 million home in letter-writing contest

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Posted at 6:57 AM, Jan 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-23 07:57:31-05

By Scott Sutton

CALGARY, Alberta — A creative essay and few dollars are all you need to win a mansion!

Because of health problems, a woman in Calgary, Alberta, is holding a contest to give away her home valued at $1.6 million.

All you have to do is email an essay to the owner, Alla Wagner, about why you deserve the house. There is a small entry fee of $25 Canadian.

Wagner said she expects to receive tens of thousands of entries.

She is allowing people to choose the format of their entry and simply answer the question: “Why would moving to this lakefront dream home change your life?”

A panel of judges will then pick the winner.

Entries can be submitted through April 5.

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