New book delves into lives of former Dakota residents

(From left) Editors Ng Kok Hoe, 39, Lim Jingzhou, 22, and Sammie Ng, 21, whose book chronicles the lives of Dakota Crescent residents after their move. Mr Lim, Ms Ng and fellow editor Rocky Howe, 24, are members of the Cassia Resettlement Team, a vol
(From left) Editors Ng Kok Hoe, 39, Lim Jingzhou, 22, and Sammie Ng, 21, whose book chronicles the lives of Dakota Crescent residents after their move. Mr Lim, Ms Ng and fellow editor Rocky Howe, 24, are members of the Cassia Resettlement Team, a volunteer group that helps the residents. PHOTO: ETHOS BOOKS
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It has been more than two years since the residents of Dakota Crescent moved to Cassia Crescent, but they know that help from the Cassia Resettlement Team (CRT) is just a call away.

Once, a male resident, in critical condition at a hospital, insisted that his doctors call the volunteer group, instead of his own family, to update them on his situation, as he felt closer to the group.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on February 24, 2019, with the headline New book delves into lives of former Dakota residents. Subscribe