Here is a story from one of my colleagues ,which I think is worth posting in my blog. We knew Andrew but my colleague who wanted to be known as" Xcrew"has written this story. It was a touching story of how Andrew,who was down with a blood disorder ..........ok lets read what "Xcrew" has written.
Andrew Yap was a Leading Steward on the B707 in 1972. He was in his twenties, handsome and charming with a pleasant personality. Sometime in that year, he discovered that his body bruised easily with slight knocks from work in the aircraft. And the bruises did not go away. He went to consult the Company doctor who referred him to the General Hospital for blood test. He was diagnosed with acute leukaemia and warded in the hospital for treatment.
About a month after his hospitalisation I visited him and he was as usual pleasant and cheerful. A couple of months passed and I was told that Andrew had become blind. After that I visited him again. His blindness did not depress him for he was still his cheerful and pleasant self. He was hopeful in getting better. He passed away about a month later.
While Andrew was warded, a young lady doctor in charge of the ward attended to him. Their almost daily interaction of doctor and patient developed to that of close friendship. Their fondness for each other grew and they fell in love with each other. Despite his condition, the doctor lover had hopes of Andrew’s recovery. Just before Andrew’s condition worsened to blindness, they decided to get engaged. Even after Andrew became blind, his fiancée doctor stood by him, encouraging him to fight his leukaemia. But the disease got the better of him and finally after months of treatment and struggle against the disease, Andrew passed away.
This is a true love story with tragic end. Xcrew.
....Thank you "Xcrew" for that heart wrenching story...from boh tong.