Fatherhood: Separated from his baby for over a year, thoughts of his family sustain him

Marshal Lim (left) and his wife Lee Wai Yee used to travel to Kuala Lumpur once a week to see their baby, Nickson. ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN
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SINGAPORE - The hardest thing for Mr Marshal Lim about the pandemic is not having seen his 2½-year-old baby boy and his wife since Chinese New Year last year.

They are in Kuala Lumpur, and on Father's Day, the 33-year-old senior staff nurse at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital plans to buy a small cake and celebrate with the two of them on FaceTime.

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