Father tries to cope with loss

Marika Bolavucu Snr pictured with his sisters from left, Esita Torowaqa, Vosa Vakaloloma and Mereia Masei shows a photo of his namesake son Marika Bolavucu Jnr at their home in Nasova, Nasese on Saturday, October 12, 2019. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU

“TA kua ni leqa, iko na lesu mai au na waraki iko tiko I vale.” (Dad, don’t worry. When you return, I’ll be waiting for you at home) These were the final words eight-year-old Marika Bolavucu Jr told his father, Marika Bolavucu before they parted ways on Friday afternoon. Marika Jr drowned while swimming with […]

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