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Monday, March 22, 2010

To Acab, With Love....Al-Fatihah

I was doing a night shift (night shift pemende...dah start dari pagi tuuu) and while godeking FB (the legal time to use FB is when working hours is not like NORMAL working hours) I got a phone call from MB1. Cuak tu dapat call pagi-pagi buta...

'Hey..anak Manja ninggal.' Then I asked..which one? Fulham ke Chelsea? MB1 said...yang tua lah. Tak puas hati, I went straight to my friend's FB page. Condolences all over. Then I googled. It is his youngest son...the Chelsea one.

I met Acab, when he was on hols with his parents years ago. Acab was still in primary school. Compared to his elder siblings, Acab is the talkative one...like his father. Alia and Abang is just sweet like mother. Acab asked me...Aunty...where is Chelsea's football ground? I had to show his Dad how to find Stamford Bridge by bus. Begrudgingly. We laughed at his attempt to mimick the Whitehall security man English accent. 'If you park here..your car will be clamped'.

In the online newspaper, I saw Manja & Zita's pic. How heartbroken.

Manja adores his kids. He talks about them all the time. When he is here on business, he shopped for them. He knows what they like.

I don't have kids. But I have seen the devastating effect of losing one. When my brother was laid to rest, my father was legless and slumped on the ground. He cried...he called out for his Mum. For a grown man to be reduced to such a state, his heart must be broken to pieces. He had to be carried away from the ground. He kept looking at the grave. He kept saying...you're were supposed to send me off.

My father is no longer the same man.

Manja & Zita is such a lovely pair to hang out with. They're loving couple too. I wish Allah give them strength and peace of mind during this difficult time. The pain will not go away. You may die with them.

Losing the one you love is painful, losing a child is enough to test anyone's faith.

To Acab...I hope you like the Chelsea top I bought you. You're at a better place now. Pray for Papa, Mama, Abang and Alia.Pray that Allah gives them strength to live without you.

Love, Aunty Arsenal & Aunty Man-U.

Al-Fatihah.

7 comments:

aking said...

al-fatihah....

Izuan Kunang-Kunang said...

Ada baca pasal accident anak Dato' Manja on newspaper. Al-Fatihah...

Ina said...

Alfatihah...

Seruling Senja said...

antara dugaan paling tough dalam hidup...pada aku ialah kehilangan anak yang dikasihi..!! Imagine, even nabi Yaakub as (dah tentu nabi, imannya toksah ceritalah..kuat) sampai buta kerana menangiskan kehilangan anak kesayangannya nabi Yusof as...AlFatihah dari aku buat arwah..semoga Allah mencucuri Rahmat keatas Rohnya.

Iron Butterfly said...

i've been reading sweet tributes from his Koleq friends all over the blogosphere. So sad.

and it's ironic that u asked Fulham or Chelsea kan, because he accident lepas tengok bola.

Al-Fatihah

tireless mom said...

Hi Hjh

I was at the mosque. It was devastating to see Zita. But she was very strong. Al Fatihah untuk Ashraf. I dont know him, but I can sense that he is like what you have described.

Anonymous said...

Al-Fatihah buat Allayarham. Semoga rohnye dicucuri rahmat. Amin.

-blue the Gunners-