He had come to the city with dreams in his eyes of earning enough. While he hoped that this would get his family out of poverty, life had other plans.
He was promised the moon but what he finally got was peanuts. Moreover, his work was so back-breaking that he cried himself to sleep day in and day out.
But the thought of getting embarrassed by his friends and family and the determination to ensure his family stays happy was enough for him to stay on.
As the days passed by, he felt that his life was sliding into obscurity.