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Tears..


There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are messengers of overwhelming grief…and unspeakable love

Washington Irving

I was in tears.. :cry: :cry:

I was browsing through my inbox when I received a forwarded mail with the title: Hero. It is a Power Point slide presentation of Sichuan, China earthquake disaster, collection of photos and news. I could not control my tears from flowing out when I saw this:

This baby, after being buried over 24 hours, miraculously, was rescued unscratched. He is about 3-4 months old, and his mother knelt down, pinned her head and hands on the ground to shielded him from the falling concrete, and milked him. His mother did not make it out. A rescue worker found his mom’s cell phone in his wrapper. It had a text message left by his mother: “Dear child, if you survive, please remember, Mom loves you forever…”

I went to Google and I found more news on this. Reading the last words over and over again, I was in tears. :cry:

“My dear baby, if you can survive, remember I love you”

ps: I know I wrote somewhere before, “Love is Selfish“, now I shall eat my own words.

pss: Tears are words the heart can’t express..

psss: Here is the slide presentation – Hero

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19 Responses to “Tears..”

  1. cibol wrote on May 22, 2008 at 7:36 pm

    That’s really, touching dude ..

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  2. suituapui wrote on May 22, 2008 at 7:38 pm

    Jesus said to the women, “Women of Jerusalem, weep not for me but for your own children!” Sure we feel sorry for them, we can donate to help them…but there are others around us who need our help too!!! Spare a thought for the less fortunate… You’ll be blessed for whatever little that u may do for the least of your brethren.

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  3. Coral wrote on May 22, 2008 at 8:08 pm

    I saw the slide presentation and I couldn’t stop 😥 . Tomorrow is my school’s teachers’ day celebration. We are going to collect a donation for this cause. If possible, I’ll show the whole school these slides. Thanks for sharing Bong.

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  4. NoktahHitam wrote on May 22, 2008 at 9:33 pm

    Bong, I come here to vent my anger also find the same “kepala”. I never thought you’d post something like this.

    It’s a sad story. Thanks for sharing.

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  5. She's Jess wrote on May 22, 2008 at 11:29 pm

    Very touching..

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  6. angeles wrote on May 23, 2008 at 12:53 am

    😥 the first picture says a thousand and one words..

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  7. melbie wrote on May 23, 2008 at 9:45 am

    very touching indeed …. but I’ll save the slide show for later … at the office, if even bongkersz cried… now, that’s something I don’t want to do in the office…

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  8. bongkersz wrote on May 23, 2008 at 10:33 am

    where you want to be touched my friend? :XO:

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  9. bongkersz wrote on May 23, 2008 at 10:34 am

    little things count.. :up:

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  10. bongkersz wrote on May 23, 2008 at 10:38 am

    is it a good thing bro? i post something out of ordinary and unexpected? 😛 too predictable, not very good i guess, people get bored.. 🙂

    ps: emo sekali sekala jer.. 😛

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  11. bongkersz wrote on May 23, 2008 at 10:39 am

    watch it tough lady.. hahahaha!

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  12. bongkersz wrote on May 23, 2008 at 10:42 am

    😥 😥 marilah kita sama-sama berlinangkan air mata.. 😥 😥

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  13. bongkersz wrote on May 23, 2008 at 10:43 am

    yes jess 🙂 silent heroes among the ruins.

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  14. melbie wrote on May 23, 2008 at 11:34 am

    hahaha tough? I cry when watching movies – when none of my friends cries… and you call me tough? 😛

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  15. NoktahHitam wrote on May 23, 2008 at 4:29 pm

    Emo is really important bro. Your blog is already EMO. Hahha.

    Your’s and mine are not niche blog pon. So what ever does our cup of tea, dah cukup dah 😉

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  16. bongkersz wrote on May 23, 2008 at 4:40 pm

    Yakah dude!!!! 😕 😕 My blog is EMO!! 😛 Yeah, not niche blog i guess.. although I had some feedbacks before I talk politics too much? Which I think.. I don’t.. Those are just personal ramblings and shits, ketidakpuasan hati on certain issues more like it. Entah, tak kisah really :)Suka hati lah nak tulis apa :up:

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  17. zewt wrote on May 23, 2008 at 9:17 pm

    yeah, some of the things the parents did were really out of of this world. and also those teachers.

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  18. drumsticks wrote on May 23, 2008 at 10:26 pm

    they are really heroes.. :up:

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  19. nono wrote on May 25, 2008 at 6:15 pm

    i am in tears right now…! :'(

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