Unlike many children of sex tourists, Peter's father signed the boy's birth certificate, helped him obtain an Australian passport and bought them the house in which they now live.
Thought getting caned was bad? Security cameras in Singapore homes have been hacked, with the footage stolen and shared online.
Most of them are in various states of undress or compromising positions.
In the video, the boy, who is covered with cuts and bruises can also be seen shaking from the cold in the rain.
The most traditional thing to do with the small towel is fold it and rest it on your head while you're bathing.
Tristan receives occasional financial support from Jason, a manager at an Ikea store in California.