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Bill Gates Patiently Waiting In Line For A Burger Outside Restaurant Is A Lesson In Humility

Written By Digital Desk | Mumbai | Published:

Bill Gates, the billionaire founder of Microsoft, is also a serious Burger lover. He can very often be found at Burgermaster in Bellevue, Washington, where he lives, however, this week excited customers spotted him at another local burger joint in Seattle. A photo of Mr. Gates was posted on Facebook which shows one of the richest men in the world, dressed down in simple jacket and pants, hands in his pockets and patiently waiting in line for his food.

The image was shared by a Facebook user Mike Galos. Take a look:

Sharing the picture on Facebook, Mike Galos, a former Microsoft employee, wrote: “When you’re worth about $100,000,000,000, run the largest charity in the history of the world and stand in line for a burger, fries and Coke at Dick’s like the rest of us.” He informed that the picture was taken in Seattle and was initially posted in a Microsoft alumni group, which was then reposted by him.

“THIS is how real rich people behave unlike the gold toilet seat wannabe poser in the White House,” Galos wrote in an indirect attack to Trump, who is currently drawing flak online for the longest government shutdown in the history of United States.

The post resonated with many others on the social media platform and has been shared over 16,000 times and garnered a lot of reactions.

It's not a one-off event either, Gates is actually a really approachable guy, and he makes an effort to mingle with people that others with his status might have seen as beneath them.

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Back in 2011, during an appearance at the University of Washington, Gates talked to the young adults about what being crazy rich is like.

"I can understand wanting to have millions of dollars, there's a certain freedom, meaningful freedom, that comes with that," he said. "But once you get much beyond that, I have to tell you, it's the same hamburger."