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The $62 Million Dollar Dumpster Baby

Black History Quiz is a weekly celebration of the contributions and achievements of Africans and the
Black History Quiz
The $62 Million Dollar Dumpster Baby
By Jim Stroud • Issue #81 • View online
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WHAT IS HIS NAME?
(Picture from 2017)
(Picture from 2017)
This 30 year old entrepreneur was abandoned in a dumpster at birth and was adopted when he was just two days old by two loving parents. He is now the founder and CEO of a telecommunications firm valued at over $62.3 million dollars. What is his name?
PUZZLE TIME
Can you find all the words related to this millionaire in the puzzle below?
dumpster
telecom
founder
alzheimer
GPS Tracker
wireless
cell phone
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LAST WEEK'S BHQ PUZZLE TIME ANSWER
Josephine Baker was featured in 9 films.
  • Siren of the Tropics 
  • The Woman from the Folies Bergères
  • Parisian Pleasures
  • Zouzou
  • Princesse Tam Tam
  • Fausse Alerte
  • Moulin Rouge
  • An Jedem Finger Zehn
  • Carosello del Varietà 
Secret message answer: On 8 April 1975, Josephine Baker starred in a retrospective revue at the Bobino in Paris, “Joséphine à Bobino 1975,” celebrating her 50 years in show business. Diana Ross was the Motown celebrity who attended her event. (FYI: Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones, Sophia Loren, Shirley Bassey and Liza Minnelli were also in attendance.)
This Week's Black History Quiz Answer
Freddie Figgers 
Abandoned in a Dumpster At Birth, This 29-Year Old Black Entrepreneur Now Owns a $62 Million Telecommunications Firm
Baby Found in Dumpster Grows up to Be Tech CEO Worth $62 Million
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