Siblings of kids with special needs: Sister of girl with rare disorder wants to take care of her

Sisters Grace (left) and Sarah Tan (third from left), with their parents, Mr Alex Tan and Ms Mary Lee. Grace has a rare disorder which renders her body unable to process carbohydrates into energy. PHOTO: COURTESY OF MARY LEE
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SINGAPORE – Sarah Tan is 17 and her plans for the future are not like those of her peers.

“When I get married and get my future home, my sister will be there. I want my future partner to understand that I want to take care of her,” she says.

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