He's just a regular guy 'with a twist': Acid attack survivor doesn't let his condition define him

Survivor of acid attack in infancy doesn't let his medical condition - or achievements - define him

While many would consider 20-year-old Samuel Lim a young man with prodigious talents in music and language, the self-effacing Nanyang Technological University (NTU) undergraduate thinks he is nothing special.

He holds a Grade 9 with distinction in Chinese string instrument guzheng and a Grade 8 in both piano and music theory.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 09, 2019, with the headline 'He's just a regular guy 'with a twist''. Print Edition | Subscribe