Taking Life in Their Stride

By Tho Mun Yi

May 2018 FEATURE
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Yong Ah Lan.
Two strangers who met at a dialysis centre develop a friendship spanning over a decade. Yong Ah Lan and Kasthuri Veeraiah share their inspirational stories.“When I was first diagnosed with kidney failure, I felt so alone at the doctor’s office,” says Yong Ah Lan, a 40-year-old baker. “I have systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), which contributed to kidney failure. When the doctor was giving me my diagnosis, I could not register what he was saying – I could see him mouthing...

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