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Netizens Touched By Photos Of ‘Makcik’ Dressed As Mascot To Make A Living At Wangsa Maju

today7 March 2023


source: Facebook

The sight of the elderly going the extra mile to put food on the table is always disquieting, what more when the element of proximity is involved such as with the recently uploaded Facebook post depicting a ‘Makcik’ clad in a pink mascot costume in Wangsa Maju.

According to the poster, she would make a regular appearance at the night market dressed as various colourful mascots and cartoon characters, and make a living from the money she charges passersby to take photos with her.

He noted that, upon removing the head of the costume, he was shocked to see the “tired face” of someone around his parents’ age looming behind it.

“She looked so tired. At the age, she should just be resting at home, but this is probably the only way for her to generate a halal income. Whatever it is, may God ease her burdens and bless her with abundant sustenance and good health,” he wrote.

His message resounded in the…

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Written by: Lara Kramer