Baby Abandoned in Dumpster After Birth Is Now CEO of Company Valued Over $62 Million
Added 11-16-19 04:45:02am EST - “Figgers is especially interested in the intersection of technology and healthcare. Even when he was very young, he started inventing useful devices to aid his adoptive father, who had Alzheimer's.” - Westernjournal.com
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Many of us have had normal trajectories in our lives and lead a fairly typical day-to-day existence. Nothing about Freddie Figgers’ life can be called “normal”: Everything about his story is extraordinary.
Things started out rough for Figgers, who was abandoned near a dumpster when he was a newborn. His mother didn’t want him; she probably had no idea what he would become.
Nathan and Betty Figgers probably had no idea either, but they opened their home to the baby and gave him love, support and a family. And Freddie thrived.
“It’s amazing that you can meet people like that, and till this day, I have never met my biological parents,” Figgers said of his adoptive parents, according to an article on his website. “I have never had the interest.”
A tinkerer by nature, Figgers was entranced by the mechanics of electronic devices, and before his 10th birthday, he had started disassembling and reassembling a 1989 computer his dad had given him.
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