Fish Leong reminisces about her late father

The Malaysian singer lost her father while she was still in high school


Malaysian singer Fish Leong wrote an emotional post on her Facebook yesterday, where she expressed how much she misses her late father.

The 39-year-old shared that she was only in high school when he passed on, and could not forget the day when she, her mother, and her younger brother had to witness his coffin being brought to their doorstep from the hospital.

At that time, both siblings broke down in tears, while their mother nearly collapsed from her sadness. As her father had passed on before he turned 40, she often wondered if he managed to live “a fulfilling life”.

She then shared a pact she made with her late father, and said that she wants to be “reborn as his daughter in the next life”, so that she can “grow old with him while discussing topics about life”.

“I’ve lived half my life, and I’ve always wished you were here with me every step of the way. Wishing you well, and I’ll see you in a few days,” she wrote, expressing her longing towards her late father.

Fish also expressed gratitude towards both her parents in her post. Addressing her father first, she thanked him for giving her “the gift of singing”.

She then thanked both her parents for the best present they gave her, which is the mentality “to be kind and loving towards the people and things around her”.

As the Chinese Qing Ming Festival, also known as Chinese Tomb Sweeping Day, falls on April 4 or 5 every year and is a day where people of Chinese ethnicity visit the tombs of their loved ones, it seems that Fish’s emotional post was written in commemoration with the festival, set to happen two days later.

Photo: PBE Media

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