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    The book I am going to be doing my report on is an autobiography written by Chris Gardner and Quincy Troupe. The book is called The Pursuit of Happyness. “ , in May 2006, and became a and #1 bestseller,” said the writers of ChrisGardnerMedia.com. There is also a film based off of the book, Chris Gardner also helped out with that. Born February 9, 1954 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Christopher Paul Gardner's youth was set apart by being poor, having abusive behavior at home, a liquor addiction, sexual abuse and a lack of education. Gardner distributed his childhood out to the world to reveal insight into these issues and show they don't need to characterize you. Just like Chris, Quincy struggled with many of the same things. He was also a black male, and got discriminated against most of his life just because of his skin color. Later on in Quincy's life he got recognized for many of his writings. He is now on a very good path, writing many wonderful books.…

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    Francisco. His name is Chris Gardner, who devoted all of his life savings into an investment to sell a device known as a portable "bone density scanner." He is a hard-working, caring and loving father who struggles financially to provide for his wife and son. With his wife working back to back shift to make ends meet with their rent bills. She is unable to live a life of stress with her husband and ends up leaving him with their five-year-old son name Christopher. The movie centers around six…

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    Pursuit Of Happyness

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    The Pursuit of Happyness is a film based on a real story of Christopher Gardner, a renowned author, philanthropist, stockbroker, investor, entrepreneur, and a motivational speaker. While trying to highlight the most admired aspects of the life of Gardner, portrayed by Will Smith, the film also depicts the underside of Christopher Gardner. The film took place in San Francisco, California in the year 2006. Christopher Gardner is married to Linda, who for most of the film seems to have an unstable…

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    1.Throughout the movie, Chris Gardner encountered many stressors. Some stressors he met were his lack of money, the fact that he had no stable job, his wife’s departure, the inability to support his son multiple times, and the absence of somewhere proper to stay. He did, however, overcame these. Regarding his wife, Chris Gardner accepted her departure to focus on his son. This became a stressor when he couldn’t properly support him. Christopher, his son, became his support in return. Through…

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    Of all the characters that I have met through movies and books one stands out as a person that I want to mimic. That person is “Chris Gardner” from the film “The Pursuit of Happyness.” Chris Gardner embodies a persons that I strive to be like. A successful man that will stop at nothing to get what he dreams for. In the film Chris Gardner is a struggling salesman that takes custody of his son as he’s poised to begin a life-changing professional endeavor. He has the opportunity to become…

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    To achieve the American dream, one may have to overcome hardships as Chris Gardner did when he had little financial gain to help him, dealt with homelessness, and raised a son. As Gardner attempts to find happiness and prosperity, he lacks a sufficiently paying job “selling medical supplies” (). Although he attempts to find work, he has no education beyond high school, but one day an internship opportunity to become a stockbroker arose. Despite the fact that he would receive no wages during that…

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    Chris Gardner values his family, even though they are going threw tough times and his wife has to work a double shift to keep food on the table and the bills paid. Chris is trying his hardest. Family comes first to Chris but sometimes he get caught up in other things that make it seem as though he doesn’t but family is a priority to Chris. Chris Gardner didn’t meet his dad until he was Twenty-eight years old. That why when his wife took his son for a night he freaked out and was sad. Chris…

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    Chris gardner is a self-made millionaire. Ever since the start of the movie he was a very caring father. He would use his imagination to make his son happy when times were tough. Like he did in the subway station, later on that night they slept in a “cave”. When Chris got paid, even though he was behind on rent and had bills to pay, he still made his son happy by buying him a candy bar. Chris’s son was always a bright spirit as well when Chris was sad or angry his son would crack a few jokes to…

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    transpired to Chris Gardner as so brilliantly depicted in the film The Pursuit of Hapyness. In this film, based on a true story, Chris Gardner who is played by actor Will Smith, is a very bright self employed marginal salesman in San Francisco who invested in 40-pound bone density scanners to try and profit and make a living for him and his girlfriend Linda (Thandie Newton) and son Christopher (Jaden Smith). When they don’t sell, life starts to go downhill for Gardner. Tired of carrying the…

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    greater than your fear of failure.” In the article “Homeless to Happyness,” Chris Gardner tells us the story of how he went from homeless to successful. Gardner was a homeless, single father who got the idea of becoming a stockbroker from a man in a red Ferrari. Although he lacked a college education, he worked hard to accomplish his life goals. Throughout his life story, Chris reveals what it means to be successful. The meaning of success is having the ability to achieve many of life goals.…

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