Kuto was born in a small village in Cambodia. When he was just a baby, his parents died of a disease. Kuto was raised by his grandparents, who were very poor. They could barely afford to feed themselves, let alone Kuto. When Kuto was seven years old, his grandfather died. His grandmother did her best to take care of him, but she soon became ill and died as well.

Kuto was now completely alone in the world. He had no one to turn to and no one to help him. He did whatever he could to survive on the streets of Cambodia. He begged for food and money, and sometimes he even stole what he needed just to stay alive.

One day, when Kuto was eleven years old, he met a man who changed his life forever. The man told Kuto that he could make a lot of money if he came with him and worked for him