I went to see the film Seabiscuit yesterday. Obviously I'm a hard-as-nails thirty year old man, so I think my tears were probably due to a cold wind making my eyes water in the cinema. But I felt an empathy with little Seabiscuit, and the line "You don't give up on a life just because it's a little banged up" seemed kind of apposite.
Plus of course Seabiscuit slept a lot and ate more than all the other horses. And frankly that's me.