Sheer determination kept her going despite visual impairment and kidney disease

Last year, Ms Tan Xing En achieved her dream of graduating from the National University of Singapore. ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN
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SINGAPORE - When Ms Tan Xing En started losing her eyesight at about three years old, her mother was worried she would not be able to cope with going to a mainstream primary school.

She was later diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, a genetic disorder of the eye that causes loss of vision.

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