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Mum calls me stupid

Q: I am the only daughter of a single mother and I am currently in secondary school. As my mum has to work to provide for the two of us, she often comes home late and we hardly get to talk.

Recently, I accidentally upturned a big bottle of prickly heat powder, not knowing it was open, and a whole lot of it got into one of my eyes.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 02, 2020, with the headline 'Mum calls me stupid'. Subscribe