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In A Candid Interview, Donald Trump Opened Up How His Older Brother’s Demise Influenced His Today Views

Date November 27, 2018 17:47

Today, we all know Donald Trump as a confident country leader and a man of strong principles. But few people know that Donald’s older brother’s sad demise influenced his views and his lifestyle in general.

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Who was Freddy Trump?

From his early years, Donald Trump showed off signs of a talented kid and a strong leader. He was the second and favorite son in the family. But what do we actually know about his older brother, Fred Trump Jr.?

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Fred was 8 years older than Donald. Unlike his younger brother, Freddy didn’t show any ambitions in business. While Donald worked hard to make his family name a successful international brand, Freddy spent years struggling with alcohol addiction.   

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Donald talks about his late brother

Fred Trump Jr. died of addiction in 1981. For the first time, Donald spoke about his brother’s demise during his opioid speech in 2017.

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The President confessed that Freddy’s passing made him avoid ever trying alcohol or cigarettes.

Freddy was the best-looking guy, best personality, much better than mine. But he had a problem. He had a problem with alcohol. And he would tell me ‘Don’t drink'.

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In an interview with The New York Times, Donald Trump also mentioned their “unyielding father” and that Freddy suffered from “abundant criticism” from his side.

Mr. Trump said:

For me, it worked very well. For Fred, it wasn’t something that was going to work.

It’s always hard to lose a family member. We feel really sorry for Donald about his brother’s passing. But the good thing is that Mr. Trump learned an important lesson from his sibling. Alcohol and drug addiction is your way to nowhere. We all should keep it in mind too.

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