Chris Gardner Biography

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There are many plans in the heart of a man, and his ideas are prosperous in his mind and dream. Moreover, dreams are visions into the future we desire; however, the dilemma with futuristic dreams is the absence of pitfalls. In the movie “Pursuit of Happiness,” the main character is relentlessly aiming for a better future for him and his family, yet he is repeatedly confronted with obstacles. Chris Gardner experienced surmountable difficulties in his life, such as from childhood poverty, losing his family and then becoming homeless as young adult. Nonetheless, through hard work, and perseverance, Chris Gardner became a successful business man who embodies the notion that despite all the drawbacks or pitfalls, determination is the benefactor to success.…show more content…
“The Pursuit of Happiness,” released by Columbia Pictures in December 2006. Will Smith starred as Gardner and received Academy Award, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild nominations for his performance. Gardner was an associate producer on the film. Born February 9, 1954 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Christopher Paul Gardner’s childhood was marked by poverty, domestic violence, alcoholism, sexual abuse and family illiteracy. Gardner never knew his father, and lived with his beloved mother, Bettye Jean Triplett when he is not in foster homes. Gardner owed it to his mother for his success as she provided him with strong “spiritual genetics” and taught him that in spite of where he came from he could take another path and attain whatever goals set for

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