“I was knocked down by a vehicle but even after two operations, I couldn’t walk without crutches. My eyes also has cataracts, which is why I carry this whistle in my pocket – to warn drivers when I am crossing the road.
“I move around now, and this green bag is where I store the food that people sometimes give me”.
(At this point the photographer gives RM50, meant for the DBKL bill, to Amir. Clasping the photographer’s hands, he said:)
“God bless you and many happy returns of the day.”
– Story contributed by Alexandra Wong (author of Made In Malaysia).
Photostory by Mushamir Mustafa
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(This post was first published on September 19th 2015)