Everyone has that one family legend about the relative that nearly struck it rich or claims to have invented the milk carton. But the stories of near-riches far outnumber those in which people actually
While it doesn’t make a ton of sense to lament the loss of something that was never yours, these people can’t help but wonder what life would’ve been like if their parents had been smarter with their business decisions or their collectibles.
Parents giveth and parents taketh away. And sometimes they have no idea what they’re doing when they decide that you’re too old for baseball cards and give away your rarest collectibles.
So when Reddit user APurpleFlyingMonkey asked the resentful masses of the internet if their parents had ever thrown something out that would’ve made them rich, the responses flowed in like angry tears.
Not all of these losses are financial but all of them are emotional.