Generation Grit: 'He would have been proud,' says first class honours grad who stayed up nights to care for ailing dad

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After her father fell ill, Ms Maharah Abdul Mahid had to balance school with caregiving duties. Despite her hardships, she graduated from Nanyang Technological University with first-class honours and found time to give back to the community.
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SINGAPORE - Maharah Abdul Mahid burned the midnight oil studying till 5am almost every day in her first two years of university.

It wasn't a problem of time management, but so she could keep vigil over her ailing father, who suffered from a recurring lung infection for close to seven years.

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