The centenarian continuing to help others

Madam Gnana Thevathasan, 100, holding up a photograph of an article which featured her in The Straits Times in the 1950s.
Madam Gnana Thevathasan, 100, holding up a photograph of an article which featured her in The Straits Times in the 1950s.ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID

SINGAPORE - Not many people live to 100 and even fewer spend that lifetime helping others. Madam Gnanasundram Thevathasam is an exception.

She was born in 1918, the same year that Nelson Mandela came into the world. Like the Nobel Peace Prize laureate, she too tried to make the world a better place.

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