No, people with the worst pasts do end up with creating the best futures! If we use our past as our strength, we can have a beautiful present and future life. It's all about mindset and using your past to create a better future!
A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hossseini, the author of The Kite Runner, only I liked this one more. - true you can't really know what ur reading about without knowing how it feels and smells and tastes like experience things