A Christmas gift that changed me

When poet Cyril Wong received a book of poems in Dec 2008, he knew it symbolised a deepening friendship. ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG
Linda Locke, who received a memorable photo one Christmas. ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE
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SINGAPORE - Alas, few Christmas presents stand the test of time and memory.

I say this not to be a Grinch but to acknowledge that gift-buying is a high-stakes operation where success is often elusive.

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