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Was there any significance to the joke about the drowning man in The Pursuit of Happyness?

In The Pursuit of Happyness, Chris Gardner's son tells him a joke (this re-telling isn't verbatim). There was once a drowning man. A boat came by and tried to save him, but he said "no thank you, ...
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What was the real happiness in the movie The Pursuit Of Happyness?

I saw The Pursuit Of Happyness (2006) three times but I can't understand what was the actual happiness? Can anybody help me?
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Would Chris Gardner have gotten in trouble if he'd been caught "jumping up the list"?

In The Pursuit of Happyness, after Chris gets the internship at Dean Witter and just before he goes to the football game with Mr. Ribbon, it shows a list that Chris is using to make cold calls. He ...
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In the Pursuit of Happyness what is on the wall at the top of the stairs?

This is in a house in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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What was the purpose of 'Pursuit of Happyness'

I heard that there was a history behind the movie 'Pursuit of Happyness', as this was the dream project of Will Smith. I loved that movie and want to know the story. Can anyone help me find it?
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