Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Malnutrition in Makassar

"I lied. I told the driver the baby was just sick. I kept talking to the body as if it was alive, while her aunt who accompanied me sang lullabies, pretending to send her to sleep," Norma said.

I am stunned.

4 comments:

calvin said...

such irony, and very unfortunate because I'm born in Makassar...

johnorford said...

I visited. It didn't seem /that/ poor...

oigal said...

That statement should be framed and engraved on every pollies desk in Indonesia.

It is so very very sad...

johnorford said...

yeh, it should b...