Archive for 六月, 2015

Teen Bride Marries High School Sweetheart Before He Dies Of Leukaemia

PIC FROM CATERS NEWS - (PICTURED: Omar, Amie with Omars mother, Mira and Amies mother, Becky Cook) - This is the heartbreaking moment two teenage sweethearts tied the knot  only three days before the husband died from leukaemia. Just days after Omar Al Shaikh slipped a makeshift wedding ring made of flowers on to blushing bride Amie Cresswells finger, he tragically passed away. Having found out he only had days left to live, the 16-year-old was determined to wed Amie, also 16, in a hospital ceremony. SEE CATERS COPY.

PIC FROM CATERS NEWS – (PICTURED: Omar, Amie with Omars mother, Mira and Amies mother, Becky Cook) – This is the heartbreaking moment two teenage sweethearts tied the knot only three days before the husband died from leukaemia. Just days after Omar Al Shaikh slipped a makeshift wedding ring made of flowers on to blushing bride Amie Cresswells finger, he tragically passed away. Having found out he only had days left to live, the 16-year-old was determined to wed Amie, also 16, in a hospital ceremony. SEE CATERS COPY.

Omar Al Shaikh and Amie Cresswell, both 16, tied the knot at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham just three days before the battling teen passed away.

A teenage girl married her high school sweetheart in a heart-breaking hospital ceremony just days before he died of leukaemia.

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Finding love in war-torn Afghanistan

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Trainee solicitor Natasha Latiff, 27, first became intrigued by Afghanistan after reading an article when she was 12.

It described the great lengths that girls went to to receive an education under the country’s hardline Taleban regime, including hiding their textbooks in sewing machines and under Quran covers.

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“我会一直背着你”

88岁妇人许林密(左)独自扶养罹患重度身心障碍的小儿子许庭福长大,将儿子背上背下,每月还捐款做善事,获选为南区区公所慈晖妈妈。(记者庄宗勋/摄影)

88岁妇人许林密(左)独自扶养罹患重度身心障碍的小儿子许庭福长大,将儿子背上背下,每月还捐款做善事,获选为南区区公所慈晖妈妈。(记者庄宗勋/摄影)

「只要我还有能力,我就会一直背着你!」88岁妇人许林密在42岁那年接连丧夫失子,加上么子许庭福一出生就罹患重度身心障碍,她独自扶养3男2女长大,且拒绝接受补助,每月还捐款做善事,她背着儿子撑过困境的故事令人动容,获选为南区区公所慈晖妈妈。

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We knew it was an accident

We knew it was an accident

Hari Raya Puasa is approaching, but for one family, the festivities will bring back sad memories.

It is a stark reminder of how their son was cruelly taken away in the prime of his life in a horrific road accident on Aug 9 two years ago, on the second day of Hari Raya.

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Angelina Jolie: Pay attention to this crisis!

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Angelina Jolie thinks refugee displacement is a “central problem” that needs more attention.

The 40-year-old Maleficent actress visited the Midyat Refugee Camp in Mardin, south-eastern Turkey, with her nine-year-old daughter Shiloh in tow on Saturday.

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Bank revamps office so it can hire people with autism

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They form 30% of staff at UOB’s centre to scan documents.

ON EVERY desk at the UOB Scan Hub, there is a list with detailed steps on how to scan a document, including checking scan settings, ensuring that the resolution is 200 dots per inch and that the colour setting is black and white.

It may seem odd that such instructions are laid out for a seemingly simple task, but for people with autism, the detailed steps help them do their job efficiently.

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放手道別,就是祝福

黑立言(右一)与朱媛(左一)在儿子黑筠瀚(左二)进入白血病治疗后期时,选择放手,好好道别。(照片:黑立言提供)

黑立言(右一)与朱媛(左一)在儿子黑筠瀚(左二)进入白血病治疗后期时,选择放手,好好道别。(照片:黑立言提供)

「我跟他说,爸爸跟你保证今天一定会出院。出院有可能是回家、也有可能是回天家,但你今天一定会出院,」四年前的年底,卡内基大中华区执行长黑立言这么和病床上不过七岁、罹患急性淋巴性白血病的儿子黑筠瀚说。

他的太太朱媛也和儿子道别。

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