My eight year old cousin, Leo recently caught chicken pox. My dad and I went back to kampung to give him a visit. Well, it was actually quite a while since I last visited grandma, so we thought might as well just stay there for the weekend.

Upon our arrival we were greeted by Terence (Awal), a younger brother of Leo. He’s at about four year old. He came to me and said:

“Intai (Leo’s Iban name) is sick. He can’t walk. He got chicken wing”


“He got chicken wing”

“Are sure it’s not chicken pox?”

“Chicken wing”

Imagine Leo got this on his back:

I can only imagine …