Mya Ji: The 5-Year-Old Who Raised $8,500 for COVID-Hit Migrant Workers

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When she saw the number of COVID-19 cases spike among low-wage migrant workers in Singapore earlier this year, Mya Ji sprung to action. The five-year-old emptied her piggy bank, hoping to buy these “uncles”— as Mya fondly addresses them—some good meals and bring some cheer. But alas, her mom told her that what she had in the piggybank could only get them five packets of chicken rice. Thus sprouted the idea of a plant sale in April 2020.
Riley and Jessica Veal - Your Baby Might Not Make It

Riley and Jessica Veal: "Your Baby Might Not Make It"

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From the outside, Jessica, Riley, and their little girl Madeline look like the perfect family. You would never know that just three years ago, they were overwhelmed by a grave medical diagnosis for their unborn baby.

Manuele Teofilo: Living Extraordinarily with Cerebral Palsy

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Up until the age of 7, Manuele (or Manu) Teofilo was unaware that he was different. It was when his new schoolmates started giving him weird looks that he realized he wasn’t like most people. That marked the start of the 25-year-old’s journey to change the misconceptions society has about disabled people.

Peter and Day Day: When God Took Our 5-Year-Old Daughter Away

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What is a parent’s greatest comfort in the face of sudden and devastating loss? For Naw Day Day and her husband, Peter Wong, this was the very question they found themselves grappling with back in January, when tragedy struck out of the blue, robbing them of their beloved 5-year-old daughter, Louise.

Jessica Tanoesoedibjo: Why I Donate My Birthdays Away

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As the daughter of an Indonesian billionaire, Jessica Tanoesoedibjo, 25, could have spent her time and money on throwing lavish parties or jet-setting around the world to enjoy herself. Instead, she uses her birthday to raise funds for social causes such as anti-slavery, clean water, and disaster relief.
Daniel Hamlin

Daniel Hamlin: Finding Purpose beyond the Waves

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Daniel believed he’d discovered his life’s purpose in a career in the pro-surfing industry. However on a surf trip to Nicaragua in his mid-20s that was set to become his big break, Daniel couldn’t help but feel like something was missing.

Lisa Anderson: Creating A Safe Space for Teen Moms

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Shame and helplessness were among the emotions Lisa Anderson fought when she fell pregnant at 17-years-old. Prior to her pregnancy, she had had a rough few years, starting with her mom leaving the family when she was just 15. Her mom’s departure led to a breakdown in her relationship with God.

Abraham and Cheng Yu: We Invited the Homeless to Our Wedding

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The laughter and joyous chatter streaming out of Yio Chu Kang Chapel rang through the night. It came from the hundreds of guests who were all dressed impeccably in their finest and the sumptuous food that kept everyone in high spirits. It all looked like a typical scene from a wedding banquet. Except that it was as atypical as any wedding banquet could be.

Andrew Hui: I'm 32 and I'm Dying

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At 32, Andrew Hui now has an estimated two to three months left to live.  His latest treatment option of radiation was ceased a month ago after it was deemed no longer effective in controlling the spread of the cancer cells in his body.