Life's Cruelties

I just read the short life summary of Terrance Phang Ying Choy by his friend. His story is one of life’s cruel twists and clear indication that life is neither fun nor fair.

Here, we have a young man, who by all accounts worked his arse off and had to fight for his future. He’d finally gotten into Cambridge to study Engineering and was on his way to future success, to take care of his family.

Then, his fire was snuffed out. If there is anything to be learned from his short life, it is that hard work and clear vision will get you places.

I think that most of those kids who are crying for a scholarship, should just take a page from this guy. Most of them should be ashamed of themselves, thinking that they’re god’s greatest gift to mankind. This young man puts them all to shame.

He had the guts to overcome the hurdles that life throws in his way, all except one – which none of us escape.

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Shawn Tan

Chip Doctor, Chartered/Professional Engineer, Entrepreneur, Law Graduate.

2 thoughts on “Life's Cruelties”

  1. It is easy for him to just give up but he did not. My deepest condolences . He would have turn out to be a great man!

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