The Saddest Man at the Happiest Place on Earth

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In the wake of his divorce, in the rubble of a Nanny Scandal, all Ben Affleck wanted to do was find a little happiness and reclaim some normalcy, but even a family trip to the Happiest Place on Earth for his 43rd birthday couldn't lift his heavy sads. Here's a photo of Affleck chasing a fleeting, ephemeral joy on Dumbo the Flying Elephant. He's the very portrait of the existential pain of being human: a tall man crammed into a tiny flying elephant while his life is falling apart and the line at Space Mountain grows ever longer.