Generation Grit: Deafness, hardship can't kill his dream to succeed

V. Yuogan has had obstacles and tragedy in his life. Deaf since birth, for the past 11 years, he has lived at a boys’ home. His mother died when he was just five. His father is in a nursing home. Yet the ITE student has the vision to succeed.

SINGAPORE - At 22 years of age, V. Yuogan has had more than his fair share of personal tragedy.

His mother died from complications due to diabetes when he was just five. For the past 11 years, he has lived at the Ramakrishna Mission Boys' Home Singapore.

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