The Pursuit of HappYness….

That’s a deliberate misspelling on the title, to find out why you’ll have watch the source of the inspiration behind today’s post.

I must admit I am sucker for tales of triumph over adversity and the film “The Pursuit of Happyness” is probably one the of the best I will ever see.

Why? Because it is based upon the true life story of one extraordinary man called Chris Garderner.

The film focuses on Chris’s battle to become a stock broker, and in the process, forever change the fortune of himself and his young son.

Chris manages to successfully complete an internship and secure a new career, all the while he is homeless and undertaking the responsibility as a single parent.

Here is a an interview from 2007, which gives an insight into his character and determination:

And here is a trailer for the 2006 film, starring Will Smith:

“You want something. Go get it. Period.”