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He ain't heavy, he's my BROTHER

Merdeka been very boring, man. Didn't even get to see fireworks from my place. Was facing opposite side from where all the fireworks were going to be, so, walked downstairs to the poolside with the kids in their pajamas but condo buildings blocked the view also. I said, "Oh shucks, ah well, never mind. Happy Malaysia day, kids. Never mind, ok?" "That's too bad, huh, mom?", says Joshua "Yeah, just too bad. I thought this would be the best night of my life", laments little Jared. Mommy thinks that was just so dramatic but then 5-year-old kids don't know that. Never mind. :-) *giggles* Then we walked leisurely back to our condo with the sound of fireworks going off in the sky. And Jared swaggered around cautiously because he was afraid of ghosts and monsters...and the night was dark and it was Kwai Cheet (Month of the hungry ghosts). Joshua, being a big brother, held out his hands and said, "Here Jared, you can hold my hand". Tears welled up in my eyees. I was walking behind them and the two brothers held hands oblivious to how touching the scene was from the back. Like one of those Merdeka 'we are together in this' advertisements from Petronas or DIGI or CELCOM or something. A scene where little boys held hands together! SSSSSOOOOOOO SSSWWWEEEEEEETTTTTT!!!!!! Man, why didn't I bring my camera or my mobile phone with me that time? I thought I always carry my phone with me??? Shit, man. Really missed the chance to take a picture. But I am happy that the two brothers are very nice to each other and will feed each other food and will leave something aside for each other if there's something nice. Like if I have a cake and it's really nice, they won't finish the whole thing even though it's nice. One will always leave a half or a little bit behind in reserve for the other. Yea, sure-lah. They fight and all that sometimes and they get on each other's nerves all the time but in the core, they are really protective of each other. And I am really happy about that.

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