A Love Letter to My 8-Year-Old Self

I love you for your joyful, radiant essence

Photo of me taken in 1989, while waiting to present this spray of orchids to Queen Elizabeth II

Dear Bingjie,

I was sharing a proud childhood moment with some friends when I thought of you. Queen Elizabeth II came to Singapore for a royal visit, and our school was selected to be part of her day trip itinerary. You were so thrilled to be chosen to present a spray of orchids to her! I also remember…



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