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The ceiling fell, then the entire second floor collapsed and we were all stuck. We managed to escape after everyone kicked through the wall.

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Ivan Cheong, lawyer for a gay Singaporean man who was allowed to adopt his surrogate son

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I feel sad wondering how he’d manage after I’m gone, how he’d live, what his future and his marriage life would be like. Whatever happens, we’ll accept it and continue to live our lives on a day-to-day basis.

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If we could just [enable] them to study… Maybe one of them will make it out of their hometowns, and that’ll make all the difference.

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