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was pun intended?

Here's the full article: The Sunday Star Nine-year-old weighs 117kg

It's really sad & scary to see the picture of this kid.

It's also very worrying to read:
  • ... Asyraaf is not perturbed about his size or being hospitalised.

  • He is happy as long as he gets to enjoy his chocolates and other sweet delights.


  • He was all smiles when ... presented ... with a food hamper


  • ... even after a year of physiotherapy and about two months of the diet routine at the hospital, he only lost 2.7kg...

Yikes! This is very worrying ... what is this kid going to be able to do when he grows up?!

But,,,

........... am I bad???
....................... i HOWLED when I saw this:

His mother Salmah Yusof, 42, said

Asyraaf’s gigantic size

made him

the butt of jokes in school.

Pun intended, ya think?

Comments

  1. 9 years old and 117kgs? Geez, he must be a thyroid problem or something.

    It's impossible for a nine year old to balloon to that size by just eating sweets and chocolates...

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  2. SG> yeah, in the article they say "it's probably hormonal" ... but you know, if he's truly being tested by the docs, surely they would be able to pinpoint the problem by now.. i was thinking thyroid too btw, there's no way someone could only lose less than 3kg being on a regimented diet! Poor kid...

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  3. don't worry. He will slim down when he grows up. There isn't enough stress in his body. When he needs to earn money to feed himself, he will lose 50kg.

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  4. "He was all smiles when ... presented ... with a food hamper"

    eeps. is this from the papers? rather rude of them, dontcha think?

    and

    "don't worry. He will slim down when he grows up. There isn't enough stress in his body. "

    if he lives to work!!

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