His birthday falls on our nation's darkest day. A day that would affect the lives of future generations, irreversibly. A new word "Muhibbah" was coined in 1969.
Soon after, another noble concept known as the NEP was put in place. Three decades on, the neo-colonisers have perfected their divide-and-rule principle.
His mother was saddened that her child's birth date may forever be associated with hate and inter-racial violence. But the child of May 13 is to grow into a man more tolerant, more rational and less prejudicial than many of us.
We had many passionate debates about religion and bumiputra rights. He didn't go amok or rally a mob as one Parliamentarian threatened. He'll hug me and as always, say "Text me when you're home safe, Bro"
Happy Birthday, Bro! Hugs always :)
Party begins. Bottle is mine; Rizal just holding it as a prop
Thanking Farrah for organising the surprise party
Blogger Hani is now a television actress
Mysterious Swedish-Japanese artist Malena returns