Iyanla’s Take On An African-American Lotto Winner’s Plantation Home | Iyanla: Fix My Life | Own Video



Winning the Lottery


When Marie Holmes won the lottery, she bought herself a sprawling estate in her hometown. It’s an eye-catching property, but one of the first things Iyanla noticed when she arrived at the house was something that unsettled her: It is actually a plantation. Here, Iyanla explains why she felt it necessary to call attention to the home’s history in her work with Marie, plus she shares the crucial takeaway from the “Lotto Drama” episode. For more on #FIXMYLIFE, visit

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In the popular self-help series, Iyanla: Fix My Life, bestselling spiritual life coach and television host Iyanla Vanzant goes behind closed doors to help people whose relationships and lives have broken down.

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