Pursuit of happyness plot summary

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pursuit of happyness plot summary

The Pursuit of Happyness by Chris Gardner

I feel like there was more info about his childhood than necessary.. i mean, we needed background but, i feel like we got more of those details than when he was struggling as a homeless single parent, which is what i thought the book was mainly about. I also could have lived without all of the graphic sexual details he gave (made me wonder if it was exaggerated)
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Before becoming a multimillionaire, Garner learned how to be a stockbroker from scratch while overcoming the challenges of fatherhood amidst having to hop over the sky-high hurdle of homelessness. Many men have left their children behind for far less than Gardner found himself facing. Even with no steady income and the option to let his son leave with his mother, Chris Gardner refused to relinquish his duties. The resolve on this guy is unbreakable. We meet him as a salesman who struggles to sell. But he gets up every morning, suit and tie, chin up, smile intact, running directly towards a paycheck of uncertainty.

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Despite having never gone to college, and after a period of being homeless, he became a wildly successful stockbroker and wrote his memoir, Pursuit of Happyness. Chris Gardner went from an impoverished childhood to become a wealthy stockbroker and entrepreneur and managed to juggle single fatherhood before it was culturally accepted.

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Sign in. A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he's poised to begin a life-changing professional career. Based on a true story about a man named Christopher Gardner. Gardner has invested heavily in a device known as a "bone density scanner". He feels like he has it made selling these devices.

Fatherhood is never easy, especially with the added pressure of finding a bed to sleep in each night. This is the real story behind the movie. Beyond the events of the film, Gardner lived a difficult life before he made his millions. Gardner was born in Milwaukee on February 9, Chris was placed in foster care twice — once after his mother was falsely imprisoned for welfare fraud accused by Triplett , and another time after she tried to burn Triplett alive in his home. In addition, his uncle Henry, a huge influence on a young Chris, died when Chris was nine. One Christmas when Chris was a teenager, an intoxicated Triplett burst into the bathroom while Chris was taking a bath.


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