Steven's news on June 26th, 2003
Yesterday was the International Anti-drugs day and the Anti-drugs
Ambassador Steven Ma took part in a press conference. He was very
touched when he heard the stories of two young people's experiences with
their drug addictions and how it affected their lives.
Steven said: "When I was a child, I lived in Sham Shui Po and often saw
the drug addicts taking drugs in the back staircases and leaving
syringes everywhere. At the time, I was very frightened that these
people would intrude on neighbours to get money to feed their habit and
with time, my fear turned to hatred."
Steven says that drugs shouldn't be classed into soft or hard, those who
abuse their use is not loving their own bodies. He proudly emphasizes:
"Even though I grew up in that environment, you don't see me taking