This photo has made the Internet rounds and has been seen by millions of people, many of whom find it incredibly inspiring. But what’s the story behind this heartbreaking image? According to sources, the boy is doing his work outside a McDonald’s in the Philippines. His name is Daniel, and he sometimes does his homework here while his mother works nearby. He doesn’t have electricity at his home, and so the lights of the restaurant help him see his work. The photo is incredibly poignant, and proves that you can excel at what you’re interested in, no matter what the circumstances. Check out the inspirational images below.