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In 1995, the Chicago Bulls lost to the Orlando Magic in the semi-finals of the US basketball championship.
Back in Bagdad, the event captured the imagination of my cousin Mazen and I. And as we discussed the game, Mazen called a foolhardy dare.
Which of us could jump the highest.
Behind the wheel, my cousin Saad ran through every red light. We rushed to hospital.
A hospital under embargo.
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