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Baby abandoned in dumpster now owns a $62 million company

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How we start our lives often dictates our success in later life. Being born with a silver spoon in hand will give you a better chance at leading a successful life. But there are always some exceptions, like computer programmer, inventor, and African American entrepreneur Freddie Figgers. 

The 29-year-old's life didn't start out easy, and after being born in Quincy, Florida, he was found abandoned in a dumpster. At just two months old, Figgers was adopted by Nathan and Betty Figgers, an older couple.