Talk about a tough life! But he fought almost every challenge imaginable including being lured into gangs and came out victorious. He knew deep inside that this was NOT his destiny.
You can read more about his story here: http://bossip.com/592488/on-the-come-up-from-homeless-to-harvard-this-kid-deserves-major-props/#.T8gjiikB-TI.facebook
This just goes to show that no matter how difficult your circumstances may seem there is always room to rise above and soar among the clouds. Determination to succeed and the desire to surpass your current situation is all that you really need. So stop waiting to the perfect time, or the perfect situation, or for the stars to align before you turn your situation around. Chances are whatever you're going through is not as bad as what David went through. And if you are in the same boat....take this as a lesson to know that you can succeed!
It's time to re-write your future.
This reminds me of a quote from JK Rowling (the Harry Potter Genius) who was on public assistance, and wrote the Harry Potter phenomenon from a coffee shop.
If any of you out there is in a position that makes you feel like you are at rock bottom....start building....there's no where else to go but UP!