I, Azlin Musa, am just your typical definition of high school girl. A girl who sometimes played truant, joking and playing sports with her girlfriend, gossiping about guys and sharing the tips for relationship and perhaps, has some attitude problems with her grown up. That is my definition of high school student. They may not look like it, but expect the unexpected; they not so innocent like the Good Samaritan. That is, before one incident who had definitely changed my life, for eternity.
‘Sometimes, we too often took something for granted. Thinking it would always be there until one was left with the reality that the person is nowhere to be found, any longer.’
May 19th, 2011, is the beginning of the incident that changed my life forever. Many things happened on that date. For form 5 student like us, there were an excel week being held in school. And as usual. I skip on that date. How can I not? When my whole classmate had already called it a day off, thinking that there was no exam paper for us that date. But that’s not my initial reason of why I skip school. It was because on 19th of May, I would officially become a big sister for my newest little newborn baby sister.
It was supposed to be an overwhelming feelings. At the crack of dawn that is. However, like I said, expect the unexpected. At dusk, the news of the fatalities spread throughout my family. My mother had miscarriage, on the day she was supposed to give birth to her new daughter. No one voices their grouses. But their solemn face speaks the volumes to the maximum in my eardrum. And I can’t help but feel the burden is on me. I was on the receiving end of everybody ascertained crux....