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Mother and daughter pursuing nursing diploma in polytechnic together

Ms Cheryl-Ann Tan and her mother Evelyn Ong are taking the same nursing diploma course at Ngee Ann Polytechnic. ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN
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SINGAPORE - At the age of 42, Ms Evelyn Ong is one of the oldest students in her nursing cohort at Ngee Ann Polytechnic.

"My classmates are all 17 or 18 years old. I was quite concerned at first that I wouldn't click with them," she said.

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