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Weekful of surprises and happiness!

My perception of time has been greatly distorted. What seemed to be like a month’s worth of activity is, in fact, a week. Truth to be told, this week was one of the busiest and the most fulfilling week. 988 more words

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After The Storm

My college career was book ended by two terrible events in our nation’s history. The hijackings of 9/11 took place during my first week of freshman year, killing thousands of innocent people in a senseless act of terror. 1,087 more words

The Vulnerability of a Global City

Singapore celebrated its 50th year of independence recently and a key theme of the celebration is Singapore’s resilience in the face of insurmountable obstacles. We’ve all heard of Singapore’s meteoric rise from a small fishing village to a thriving metropolis. 858 more words


More busy weeks

So much has been going on lately.  We had a lovely short trip to Lincolnshire to visit my ‘Uncle’.  While not technically my relation I have always known him as Uncle Derek.   492 more words


LTA: NS men will have to help SMRT and SBS out with train disruptions

The Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) today announced that they will be able to activate National Servicemen NS men to help with crowd control in train disruptions. 167 more words

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VISTA Member Works to Ensure People Receive Needed Assistance

Our Daily Bread is a community soup kitchen that serves a free, nutritious lunch meal Monday through Friday to the hungry and homeless in Denton County, TX.  186 more words

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