Mother of 19-year-old girl with rare chromosomal disorder fears the future

Cheong Chel Sie (2nd from right) with her parents Mr Cheong Weng Thim, Madam Chan Fui Lee and sister Cheong Cher Lynn at their home in Telok Blangah. ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO
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SINGAPORE - Immediately after she was born, Cheong Chel Sie was whisked off to the intensive care unit, and seven days later, underwent major surgery to correct a heart defect.

After she spent a month in hospital in recovery, her mother, Madam Chan Fui Lee, 53, thought the worst was over.

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