The book tells about the unique and inspiring story on the life of Candido P. Villanueva (1933-2017 from Dasmarinas, Cavite, Philippines), a poor farm boy who persevered in life and surpassed poverty through education. It is a story of courage, faith, and determination. He conquered all odds to be able to attend school and fulfill his earnest dream of finishing his studies and becoming a lawyer. He was proud for being one of the first lawyers in his hometown, and for having served the less fortunate people in his community. This book was written as a daughter's tribute to her father's indomitable spirit and with the goal to encourage the youth to pursue their studies despite challenges in life.