The story doesn't make me sad, it makes me proud.
If this story is all true, it tells me that somewhere out there, even in that dark little alley of oblivion, there is hope.
Fabi Ayyi Ala E Rabbikuma tukajjiban - فَبِأَيِّ آلاءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ
Then which of the favors of your Lord will you deny? "We do not deny any of our Lord's bounties/favors upon us."