Bai was a small child when rebel soldiers invaded his house, amputating his father and killing his mother right Infront of him. His father passed away and he has been struggling to survive since then. He worked at the beach as a performer to amuse locals by eating sand and glass for money. He misses his mother so much and used the loan to get into a different line of work, namely operating small tuk tuk style taxis in Freetown.