Sugu’s legacy will be remembered

ON Aug 1, 1969, Dr Christian Barnard, a South African surgeon who had performed the world’s first heart transplant two years earlier, was in transit at the then Subang International Airport as a storm hit.

A young reporter got wind of this and rushed to the airport. Unable to get to the great man, he scribbled a note and handed it to an airport staff member and asked that it be passed to Dr Barnard.

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