A group of leprosy children on the seesaw. This photo was taken in the 1930s.

A group of leprosy children on the seesaw. This photo was taken in the 1930s.


OUR WORLD

Former Leprosy Patients


Why couldn't those resident raise their flesh and blood in the settlement? What caused them to send their children away knowing that they might never see them again? Who can they turn to when they yearn for their children? Will anyone be able to heal their sorrows and give them hope?


Lee Jin Ai Lim Mei Jing Tan Cheng Hoe

Second Generation


Why did three mothers from three different countries bravely decide to bring their children back to a place-the Sungai Buloh Settlement--which had previously been shunned and cursed by others? Why did they embark on this unknown journey in search of their roots? How will this "root-seeking" trip change their identity? And how will their discoveries rewrite their family histories?


Esther Julie Noraeni