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Once A Baby "Thrown Away" At A Dumpster, Freddie Figgers Beat All Odds To Become A Millionaire Tech Inventor

Life’s circumstances don’t have to be the defining point in your life. Freddie Figgers is a testament to this after finding out at the age of eight that his biological mother had abandoned him as a newborn next to a dumpster, reports BBC News . “Listen I’m going to shoot it to you straight, Fred. Your biological mother, she threw you away, and me and Betty Mae, we didn’t want to send you through foster care and we adopted you, and you’re my son,” Freddie recalls his father revealing to him. After the news that he had been discovered by his adopted parents near a dumpster, he shares the thoughts that ran through his mind. “When he told me that, I was like, ‘OK I’m trash,’ and I felt unwanted,” said Freddie. “But he grabbed my should and he said, ‘Listen, don’t you ever let that both you.'” Thankfully, Freddie continued to persevere, although the circumstances of his adoption continued to follow him throughout his youth. “Kids used to bully me and call me, ‘Dumpster baby,’ ‘Trash can...

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