Being normal: Portraits of 2014 N-level graduates

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Throughout secondary school, they have been called “normal”. But life for these six students from the Normal stream - for those who are not as academically strong as their peers in the Express stream - has not been a breeze. All have worked hard to overcome failure and emotional struggles. As they collected their N-level examination results yesterday, The Straits Times finds out what they have learnt from school, and their hopes for the future.

ST PHOTOS BY DESMOND LIM | PRODUCED BY DERRICK HO