For archive (Updated on February 16, 2019)
One can be unlucky at times, but Good Luck might come your way unexpectedly.
Cousin brother’s Kan So Kan Kaung
- He was riding a bus back to Rangoon.
- He sat in the front seat near the driver.
- One person demanded him to give up the seat.
- My cousin felt Kan So (unlucky).
- Sometime later, there was an accident.
- The truck in front was carrying logs (or similar). One log crashed the glass of the bus, and hit the “arrogant” passenger, who died.
- My cousin felt Kan Kaung (lucky).
U Than Lwin’s Kan So Kan Kaung
- He lost his beloved spouse due to a “hit-and-run” driver.
- His wife had gone out to buy some food.
- U Than Lwin felt Kan So (unlucky).
- He had to take care of his children.
- Sometime later, he studied Japanese at IFL (Institute of Foreign Languages) and received his Diploma.
- He was requested to help the Japanese “Ah Yoe Kauk Ah Phwe” (World War Veterans trying to collect remains of their fellow soldiers) from Japan. He helped several teams led by an Officer who was in Burma. One day, the leader asked how he and his team can acknowledge his service as a kind and diligent translator. U Than Lwin asked, “Can you help some of my children study in Japan?” The answer was affirmative. The children studied in Japan and upon their return to Myanmar became entrepreneurs.
- U Than Lwin felt Kan Kaung (lucky).