Last night, during my free time I had I spent watching videos of the late Freddy Soto Jr. in honor of his birthday. Alfredo "Freddy" Soto Jr. was born on June 22, 1970, in El Paso, Texas.

He was a comedian who always included his dad in his skits on stage. I have been wanting to see him perform in El Paso at the Comic Strip, ever since I learned about how funny he was in the standup scene.

Unfortunately, I was not able to ever see Freddy Soto before he passed away in Los Angeles, California.

I still crack up just like I did the first time watching this clip about his wife and dad, back when Comedy Central actually showed way more standup specials than shows. =

The beauty of watching Freddy Soto's sets is how relatable they are. When I listen to his classic jokes, I feel as if I am sharing stories about my father. You can find plenty of Soto's comedy on ZeroZebra YouTube channel.

This year would have marked Freddy Soto's 50th birthday. Last year, in honor of his birthday, news anchor Robert Holguin created a special report on Freddy Soto and even held a special screening at Alamo Drafthouse for it.

When Robert Holguin introduced his Finding Freddy segment people kept saying he could have been a big star.

The world became a little less funny on July 10, 2005, the day we lost Freddy.

Whenever you start missing Freddy, like I do most days, just head on over to YouTube. I raise my glass to celebrate the late Alfredo "Freddy" Soto Jr. and will continue to do it every year.

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