God, help my dad home safely

God, help my dad home safely

She's touched thousands on Twitter. She's moved them to sharing words of comfort and encouragement. Strangers have vowed to keep her family in their prayers.


Miss Maira Elizabeth Nari, 18, has shared her thoughts on Twitter and, in a way, has shown the emotional roller-coaster ride by families of the missing victims.

She has gone from being wistful to hopeful to a tinge of frustration as each day ends in disappointment.

While she appreciates the wave of warmth her tweets have garnered, all she wants is for her father to return home safe and alive.

"God.... The only thing I want is my father..... Nothing, but my father. I want my father back." she tweeted via her Twitter handle, Gorgxous_, at 12.06pm on Saturday, hours after Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was reported missing.

Her father is Mr Andrew Nari, 49, the chief steward on board the missing plane.

Miss Nari has been maintaining a steady stream of tweets since she first found out about the missing plane.

At first, she was optimistic.

"I know he'll come home safely, cause he has to see my future together with my mom." She has a younger brother, aged 13.

Miss Nari recounted how her father would make sure she slept early.

"Normally at this hour, before my dad goes to bed, he would tell me this, 'Don't sleep so late okay'.

Her optimism was perhaps reflected in tweets that spoke to him directly.

"Come home fast, dad.. It's the only thing I want..."

Uploading an old photo of her family, she tweeted on Monday: "& until today, we are still waiting for you, dad."

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