Done in the right way that will make a very moving - and true - film. A remarkable story of one small boys life.
A friend of mine (now sadly passed away) was left widowed with 2 small children in India. They then had no home and lived on the street, the toddlers had to fend for themselves on the street (whilst their mother went from door to door asking for work as a cleaner/washerwoman). She eventually married someone in the RAF and he brought them back to England with him. Their lives changed dramatically. This lady educated herself and after she had suffered a stroke she opened and ran a very successful Disabled Charity Help & Advice Centre (no wage - volunteer basis). She always said she was so grateful for the changes in her life she wanted to give something back.
I still see her daughter now and then, a delightful lady also, always has a smile for everyone.