Ready Freddy: 93-year-old father of custard returns to college

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Few are as quick to call themselves lucky as Freddy Simon is.

Simon, co-founder and namesake of Wichita-based Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers, says he’s the luckiest man in the world, and he loves to explain why.

Simon, who will turn 94 in February, was in attendance at the soft opening of Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers in the Rhatigan Student Center Friday. He returned — shaking hands and smiling with students — on Monday for the grand opening. The location on a college campus is the first of its kind for Freddy’s.

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