For the first time in history, there are more single fathers than any other stastical group. Very few places are set up for single fathers. Since a new, growing trend that more mothers are abandoning, ending up in jail, and/or passing away, the numbers have rapidly increased.
Pursuit of Happyness.
In a 2006 film, The Pursuit of Happyness, Will Smith plays Chris Gardner. Chris is a married salesman with a young child who struggles, but manages to keep a roof over his head, that is until Chris' wife leaves. With his wife being absent and taking on a new internship as a stock broker, Chris and his son lose everything, but each other. For months, they barely get by and stay in homeless shelters and at the end it pays off when Chris successfully becomes a stock broker.
The Pursuit of Happyness Trailer [HQ]