Biography of the Author Anne-Marie Lim

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Anne-Marie Lim

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  1. msian stragglers 3

    ‘Singaporean or Malaysian, they’re people’: How shelter volunteers rallied to help workers sleeping rough

    Barely opened and ready, Transit Point @ Margaret Drive stepped up – with the help of hundreds of volunteers – to shelter those left out in the ...
  2. Inside Changi Airport emergency service main

    Inside Changi Airport’s emergency service — the team given life-and-death tasks

    A dedicated team of firefighters, known as the Airport Emergency Service, are the airport’s first responders. Out of 300 who apply, only about 20 ...
  3. Dealing with crisis: the airport firefighters
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    Dealing with crisis: the airport firefighters

    When a pilot makes a Mayday distress call, or there's a plane on fire on the runway, these are the airport emergency service crew who swing into ...
  4. Integration Abhishek and fruit stall couple

    He learnt Mandarin to better understand Singaporean culture: A migrant entrepreneur's journey

    He loves bantering with hawkers, and singing Teresa Teng love songs at karaoke. But when Abhishek Agrawal arrived from India nine years ago, he ...
  5. The trauma specialists from Tan Tock Seng Hospital, doing a job few are equipped to handle.

    Inside the trauma unit: The surgeons who fight to save every life

    If you are badly injured, they are the ones in the front line fighting to not only save you, but also help you get back on your feet. CNA Insider ...
  6. Sim Kah Lim shows that there's hope of recovery from mental illness, even after so long.

    Life on the outside, after 35 years in a mental ward

    Committed to the IMH for schizophrenia, Sim Kah Lim receives an unexpected discharge thanks to his sister and his art — of which he's holding an ...
  7. Life after 35 years in a mental institution
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    Life after 35 years in a mental institution

    Diagnosed with schizophrenia as a teen, Sim Kah Lim was admitted to Singapore’s Institute of Mental Health at 15. An avid artist since the age of ...
  8. Medical social worker Melissa Chew's job entails bringing comfort to both the living and the dead.

    When all a patient has at death’s door is one last hope, she steps in

    Melissa Chew's job as a medical social worker includes reuniting families, even at the eleventh hour, and tracking down a dead person’s next of ...
  9. The visually impaired makeup artist
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    The visually impaired makeup artist

    He was a Mariah Carey/Tyra Banks-channelling drag artiste, and for over a decade, enjoyed his dream job as a makeup artist with MAC. Life was ...
  10. Iskandar Ibrahim lost the ability to see in bright light. But his make-up dreams are undimmed.

    Breaking free from his shades of grey: The visually impaired make-up artist

    Iskandar Ibrahim’s cosmetics career was cut short when he could no longer tell shades of colours apart. But even as his vision deteriorated, his ...