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“Kalau dulu kita yang menyeberang ke Timor Leste untuk foto-foto, sekarang gantian, mereka yang menyeberang kemari, lebih bagus di sini sih!” ujar seorang warga Atambua sambil tersenyum bangga, memamerkan sederet gigi putih khas senyum di pulau itu.   Pos perbatasan Timor Leste- Indonesia di Atambua itu memang mentereng. Bangunan masih berbau cat macam sofa yang belum dibuka pastik ...
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“Mau pergi ke mana?”

“Ke pasar, beli pupuk.”

“Beli krupuk terus, yang kemarin aja masih belum digoreng, masa udah mau beli krupuk lagi?”

“PUPUK bukan KRUPUK!”

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27th May 2011 | 9:28 am |

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Broken Chain

She used to joke, that one day we should break the chain.

It was probably my closest and longest friendship. We lived nearby. We went to the same elementary school, the same junior high school, the same senior high school. All three different schools. We were teammate for badminton games. We joined the same theatre group. We chose the same foreign language class and we sat together in class. She accompanied me in my dates, in my first public bus experience.

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20th May 2011 | 7:59 am |

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