After a talented street kid is offered a lifeline by a complete stranger, he battles his inner demon to overcome adversity and grow both as an artist but more importantly, as a person.
Grit entails working strenuously toward challenges, maintaining effort and interest over years despite failure, adversity, and plateaus in progress. The gritty individual approaches achievement as a marathon; his or her advantage is stamina. Whereas disappointment or boredom signals to others that it is time to change trajectory and cut losses, the gritty individual stays the course.
Things that are desired for happiness
Max Ehrmann c.1920