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Yu Lian: How A 10-year-old Steered My Life in A Different Course

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Coming from a safe haven like Singapore, Yu Lian’s heart stirred as she met children from a shelter whose lives were tainted by drug abuse and family violence from as young as six years old. The year was 2010. The young Christian, then 18 years old, had just embarked on her very first mission trip with Radion International–a Christian organisation which serves villages in rural parts of Thailand–over her polytechnic school holidays. 

When My Brother Committed Suicide

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In 2018, I got a phone call that forever changed my life. A friend of mine had called me to give me the news: my elder brother had died. He had been struggling with depression and had died by suicide.

Carole Ann: I Lost All My Limbs, But Never Felt More Alive

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Two years ago, Carole Ann was staring death in the face after a freak injury almost took her life. Yet, following a four-month stint in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU)—half of which was spent in a coma—and even after having all her limbs amputated, the 43-year-old has never felt more alive.

Julia Malucelli: Empowering Young Lives with $30,000 and a Story

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Julia Malucelli is bringing the age-old story of Queen Esther into the hands of young children around the world, in the hopes that the Jewish woman’s courage will encourage them to see themselves as God intended them to be: called with a purpose. 

Loving the Unlovely - How God Taught Me to Love My Abnormal Baby

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My eyes were filled with tears as I clutched the ultrasound photo of my baby and read this familiar verse. How could an abnormal child be “fearfully and wonderfully made”? How could our Lord take delight in this supposed creation of His?!

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.