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Flood, Flooding and Flooded

Last three weeks, my phone rang. It's my dad.

“Din, our house flooding. Everything has gone.” Long pause. I didn’t know how to respond. He continued, “You need to come back to sort out everything here. I had no one here to help me out.”

I’d felt a silence in my throat. My mind just focuses on that particular thing, it is our most expensive thing in our house ever had. It’s an alphaOne therapy machine. “Did the therapy machine survived?” I ask my dad sounding a very deep hope.

“It's survived. The only thing survives, indeed. Kind of magic, I don’t know how to explain. I will tell you later. Just try to come back as soon as possible.” The call end as my dad said he got some urgent matter to solve. I felt a hugely relieved knew that machine safe and sound.

I made some called to the bus ticket counter to ensure they still sell a ticket to East Coast route.

I need a bus to get me to Chukai. This year, according to some news, the flood at Kemaman was the worst ever happened in the l…

Nelson Mandela, You Did More Than Could Be Expected of Any Man

"I have walked that long road to freedom. I have tried not to falter; I have made missteps along the way. But I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. I have taken a moment here to rest, to steal a view of the glorious vista that surrounds me, to look back on the distance I have come. But I can only rest for a moment, for with freedom come responsibilities, and I dare not linger, for my long walk is not ended." Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Rest in peace, Sir!