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Childhood Friend

When I was a child, Saya mempunyai rakan di kawasan kejiranan,,en,Seorang pintar,,en,dan sedikit kusut,,en,anak,,en,tidak seperti saya,,en,Kami biasa melepak,,en,bermain badminton dan melakukan eksperimen fizik,,en,Pada masa kami masih remaja,,en,kami agak berpisah,,en,ketika jalan kami menyimpang,,en,Kemudian,,en,Saya pergi ke IIT-USA,,en,laluan warganegara global dan berakhir di Singapura,,en,Dia,,en,cita-cita yang lebih sederhana,,en,tinggal di rumah,,en,dan mendapat pekerjaan yang hampir sama dengan yang biasa dilakukan oleh ayah saya,,en,Saya terus mendengarnya,,en,walaupun saya tidak pernah bertemu dengannya,,en,Dia telah berkahwin,,en,mungkin mempunyai beberapa anak,,en,dan semuanya pasti berjalan lancar,,en,walaupun sedikit suram,,en,Tetapi beberapa tahun yang lalu dia tiba-tiba meninggal kerana leukemia,,en,persahabatan,,en,taman cantik,,no,Menembak Sekolah Amerika,,en,Hari lain,,en,menembak sekolah Amerika yang lain,,en,Kejadian yang boleh diramalkan akan berlaku,,en,fikiran dan doa,,en. A smart (and slightly nerdy) kid, not unlike myself. We used to hang out, play badminton and do physics experiments. By the time we were teenagers, we kind of drifted apart, as our paths diverged. Later on, I went the IIT-USA, global-citizen-route and ended up in Singapore. He, of more modest ambitions, stayed back at home, and got a job roughly similar to what my father used to do. I kept hearing of him, although I never really ran into him. He got married, probably had a couple of kids, and everything must have been going smoothly, even a bit dully. But a couple of years ago he suddenly died of leukemia.

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