my sons, you are inheriting an independent land. take care of it! happy 54th independence day, MALAYSIA!
"saya khaleef khairul. saya lahir di sunway hospital, selangor. walaupun makanan kegemaran saya ialah spaghetti, saya tetap suka makan nasi himpit. saya anak malaysia!"
“i’m khaleef khairul. i was born at sunway hospital in selangor. eventhough my favorite food is spaghetti, i still love nasi himpit. i am a malaysian!”
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"saya kahfi khairul. saya lahir di dubai hospital, arab emiriyah bersatu tapi muka macam orang mongolia. namun saya tetap berjiwa malaysia. selamat hari merdeka!"
“i’m kahfi khairul. i was born in dubai hospital, united arab emirates but i look like a mongolian. however, i’m always a malaysian at heart. happy independence day!”
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"saya kazim khairul. saya lahir di al-wasl hospital, dubai. mak saya orang ipoh, bapak pulak orang penang. jadi, saya made in malaysia! selamat hari kebangsaan."
“i’m kazim khairul. i was born in al-wasl hospital, dubai. my mom is from ipoh, and my dad is from penang. so i’m made in malaysia! happy independence day.”
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p/s : t-shirt worn by khaleef, kahfi and kazim are sponsored by mak su nazirah sharifuddin. it’s a whimsical drawing of our beloved petronas twin towers – the world’s tallest twin towers. thanks, azot!