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I dropped to Normal stream, but it's helped me become a better person

It has been almost 20 years, and my memories of the morning we collected our Secondary 1 year-end exam results are hazy.

But I do remember the shock I felt when I flipped open my report book and confronted my bad grades.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 17, 2019, with the headline 'I dropped to Normal stream, but it's helped me become a better person'. Print Edition | Subscribe