When 91-year-old Wong Hee Ong wanted to study medicine more than 70 years ago, she faced a hurdle - the war.
During the Japanese Occupation from 1942 to 1945, all schools were closed, except for primary schools, she said. "I had finished Standard 7, the equivalent of primary school, in 1941. I had no choice, I had to stop school," she added.
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