Kuto’s life was filled with indignation. He was in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, and his balding head was a source of constant embarrassment. His hair color was light grey, and he wore round white sunglasses to try and hide it. But his beard was even more of a problem. It was a lumberjack beard, which made him look like he belonged in the woods rather than in the city. And his green tank top didn’t help matters either. He felt like everyone was staring at him, laughing at him behind their hands.

But Kuto refused to give up. He knew that there were others out there like him, people who had also been dealt a difficult hand in life but were still managing to make the best of it. So he kept on going, day after day, trying to find some measure of happiness in his life despite all the odds stacked against him