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I’m Doing This For My Son
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I’m Doing This For My Son

Meet Christopher, a new dad who has yet to meet his 8-month-old son. “I was given away for adoption by my mum when I was very young. When I found out, at the age of 12, that I was adopted, I became very hot-tempered, because I didn’t know where I was from. I used to...

A Hawker With A Dream
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A Hawker With A Dream

“Three years ago, I started a hawker stall with my friend. We worked 15 hours a day and even opened another stall within the year. But we were over-worked and we soon burned out. I turned to drinking as a form of stress relief and eventually became an alcoholic. I raked up a huge debt...

Families are Meant to be Together
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Families are Meant to be Together

“I spent 5 years in prison for a drug offence. Being in prison strained my relationship with my family – it was as though I was handcuffed and unable to scratch the back of my neck when it was itchy – I couldn’t do anything. My wife and I got divorced and I could only...

I Now Have A Voice
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I Now Have A Voice

“Growing up, I suffered from depression and anxiety due to the bullying I faced since Secondary 1. As the bullying got worse, my sense of self-worth dropped as well and I began self-harming. Cutting became a daily routine for me as a form “punishment” for whatever I did during the day. I would always find...

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