last text messages from the victims of the daegu subway fire on february 18, 2003.
"i’m sorry. i won’t be able to deliver the bag and shoes i was going to make you donkkatsu too… sorry… my daughter. i love you."
"i’m tired of you hahahhahahahaha go away bye bye"
"there’s a fire. i’m going to heaven first."
"even without oppa, make sure to eat properly and listen to your parents… ok? haha. and don’t wait for me i’m not coming."
"oppa has important business so i’ll be gone for a while. don’t wait for me and go back home. ok? i love you."
"hahaha don’t wait for me hahaa i got tired of you bye!"
"study hard and grow up well daddy is sorry"
"ㅠㅠㅠㅠㅠㅠ <- how i feel"
"yeah there’s a fire on the subway report it right away don’t worry and keep calm. ok? oppa is okay."
"if i suddenly wasn’t there tomorrow what are you going to do? i’m just asking because i’m curious haha"
"don’t wait for me"
"i’m so sorry for getting angry with you this morning dear i love you forever"
the ones from the parents to their children… all the boyfriends/brothers pretending nothing is wrong… and those who tried to buffer the pain by hiding the truth that they were about to die, so that their loved ones could hate them and be less hurt.
"숨을 못 쉬겠어요. 살려줘요…"
"여보 사랑해요, 애들 보고 싶어!"
(사고 발생 8분후 통화기록중)
King said in an interview that this photograph was taken as he tried to explain to his daughter Yolanda why she could not go to Funtown, a whites-only amusement park in Atlanta. King claims to have been tongue-tied when speaking to her. “One of the most painful experiences I have ever faced was to see her tears when I told her Funtown was closed to colored children, for I realized the first dark cloud of inferiority had floated into her little mental sky.”
Inspired by the rich gold and black of Dolce and Gabbana’s A/W 2012 collection, I saw this fabric and knew it was meant to be. Just finished over Thanksgiving weekend, it’s been a great relief since I haven’t sewn anything this ambitious in a long time.