Anthony, an adorable curly-haired boy, was a
happy-go-lucky child just two years ago. he had a mother who adored
him, a father who gave him the warmest hugs and a sister who played with him and
kept him company. His happiness, however, was short-lived. The happy times are
now sad, painful memories.
One cold and rainy December night, Anthony and his
family were driving up to Jurong to visit his grandmother. it was his
grandmother's sixty-third birthday and the family wanted to celebrate it with a
simple dinner. Large drops of water covered the windscreen of the car. The cars
on the road looked a blur. Because it was pouring so heavily, Anthony's father
had a tough time looking out for traffic.
When the car in front of him braked unexpectedly he was unable to brake his car
in time. Their car collided into the blue car in front of them. The whole family
was seriously hurt in the accident. Anthony was saved only because he was small
and he was thrown against the back of the driver's seat which cushioned his
The ambulance came too late. They managed only to bring him alive to the
hospital. Now, Anthony lives with his grandmother in Jurong. Whenever he runs
and plays in school, he looks just like any other happy child. The sad lines on
his loveable face only appears when he is alone.