Generation Grit: Adopted child with serious heart problem says 'I owe my life to my parents'

Diana Goh has survived two 'broken' hearts – one a physical condition that wreaked havoc in her life, and the other, the discovery at the age of 20 that her biological mother had given her up for adoption.
Diana Goh discovered - to her shock - that she was adopted. Yet she’s grateful for the love her adoptive parents have shown her.
Diana Goh discovered - to her shock - that she was adopted. Yet she’s grateful for the love her adoptive parents have shown her.ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

Miss Diana Goh has survived two "broken" hearts - one a physical condition that wreaked havoc in her life, and the other, the discovery at the age of 20, that her biological mother had given her up for adoption. But love overcomes all things, she tells The Straits Times in this series about millennials who inspire us.

SINGAPORE - Miss Goh Chern was perplexed and deeply unsettled.

She was spring cleaning her parents' flat for Chinese New Year when she found a birth certificate for a girl baby named Diana Tan, born on the same day as she was, 20 years ago.

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