'I will never abandon her': Still there for his wife, now a shadow of former self

Recovering hubby devoted to his brain-damaged wife after couple were hit by a bus while on a bike

Mr Soh with his wife, Madam Hou Huhong, who is permanently disabled and now lives in a nursing home. He visits her daily.
Mr Soh with his wife, Madam Hou Huhong, who is permanently disabled and now lives in a nursing home. He visits her daily.ST PHOTO: DIOS VINCOY JR

Placing his hand protectively on his wife's neck, Mr Soh Kong Beng supported her head as she drifted off to sleep in a wheelchair.

He kept it there for the next 30 minutes as she slept so it would not fall back.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on August 05, 2018, with the headline 'Still there for his wife, now a shadow of former self'. Print Edition | Subscribe