The opening scenes of documentary Mong Kok First Aid takes the audience back to Hong Kong’s 1997 handover ceremony. Watching the historic moment 22 years later, it seems life was much more innocent back then.Hong Kong’s last British governor, Chris Patten, says with a sad face but defiant voice: “Now, Hong Kong people are to run Hong Kong. That is the promise, and that is the unshakeable destiny.”He is followed by then Chinese president Jiang Zemin, who reads: “I guarantee that Hong Kong will…
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