A true story of a lady who was determined to search for the truth of her origins.
“Restoring a lost identity because of leprosy especially for the second generation (as well as future generations) is the main thing because without this effort, we are not able to complete the human victory over the disease. Moreover, the right of identity is the most basic thing in the struggle for human rights.”
– Kay Yamaguchi, Sasakawa Memorial Health Foundation, Japan
“This book managed to capture and hold something valuable for the community of Sungai Buloh in the shade of black and white and bittersweet past. I am confident that it will foster an understanding and appreciation, motivate and develop the family togetherness and make earlier generations affected by leprosy not neglected nor insulted.”
– Dr. Khalid Ibrahim, Sungai Buloh Hospital
“The story of Noraeni tracking her origins and finally reuniting at her mother’s graveyard is very touching. It is a beautiful experience although painful. This book is a reminder to us that time passes really fast. Therefore, we really hope that the children and their heirs are successful in reuniting while both parents are still alive.”
– Dr. Sa’iah BT Abdullah, National Leprosy Control Centre
NGOs push for Sungai Buloh leprosy settlement’s Unesco heritage listing (The Malay Mail, 25 Aug 2019)