Giant cabbage grower plans for college, future of Katie’s Krops

Nearly a decade ago in her backyard, a Summerville 9-year-old grew a whopping 40-pound cabbage that changed her life and started a grassroots movement to end nationwide hunger.

In the fall, Katie Stagliano, now 18, will be heading off to college—though she won’t be far away.

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告别往日颓废生活 释囚洗心革面当青年辅导员

洗心革面的释囚阿尔伯特与妻子珊蒂带着五个月大儿子,参加昨天的黄丝带义跑。(海峡时报)

母亲意外逝世的沉重打击,让释囚阿尔伯特重新审视人生,一改往日颓废生活,洗心革面重新做人。

阿尔伯特(35岁,青年辅导员)昨天在黄丝带义跑活动上受访时说,父亲严重酗酒,导致四兄妹从小在复杂的家庭环境中长大,而自己在14岁那年辍学,后来加入街头党打群架和吸毒。

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Pioneering surgeons recall first triple transplant operation

Thirty years ago Davina Thompson became the world’s first patient to receive a heart, lung and liver transplant. The groundbreaking surgery would be described by medical organisations as “extraordinary”, giving hope to patients whose conditions had been considered inoperable.

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好心救护业者只收$150助送中风汉回新

救护业者马云才表示不能见死不救。(新明日报)

狮城老汉峇淡岛摔倒中风要送回本地医治,家人带不够钱,好心本地救护业者1500元医疗运送费只收150元,称不能见死不救。

狮城老汉哈三(63岁)与妻子9月5日到峇淡岛购物,晚上9时许要返家时,在峇淡岛渡轮中心不慎摔倒,头部受创中风。

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帮阿婆收铝罐 培养幼儿同理心

圣殿幼儿园校长蔡美凤(右一)与孩子口中的Auntie Grace,希望通过计划教育孩子,并拉近与老人家的距离。(圣殿幼儿园提供)

幼儿园以创新方式,让孩子与老人家跨越年龄的差距,包括帮阿婆收集铝罐,从中培养同理心。

圣殿幼儿园校长蔡美凤在幼教界有20年经验,也是一名幼儿培育署的导师。圣殿幼儿园为孩子和老人家搭建桥梁,如在教导各行各业时谈到捡铝罐的收旧货老人,更在社区找到一名80多岁阿婆吴丽华与学校合作。

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‘I’ve come to rescue you’: My grandfather at Dunkirk

I went to see the film Dunkirk because of my grandfather, Guy Farrer. He was one of the volunteers who went over to rescue British and French troops from the beaches. He didn’t talk about it much but he wrote an account of his experiences. This is his story…

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再听亡女心跳声

麦嘉敏(右)过世两年后,父母终于有机会再次听到女儿的心跳声。(取自面簿)

 18岁爱女因脑疾病骤逝,捐出心脏,槟城父亲等了两年,终于将在本月15日,再次听到女儿的心跳声,在槟城与受惠的37岁狮城少妇见面。

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