Theme: Inspiration

FROM AH BOY TO MAN

By SV1 Tan Lily, SAFVC
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My only big brother, Eric, used to stay out late and seldom at home. He used to get into trouble and caused my mom to be worried for him. When my brother was enlisted for NS, we were worried and yet excited as he was the only male at home.

When my brother completed serving NS, he started to show concern to me and my sister. He shared with us to be independent, to be responsible for our own actions and most importantly, to contribute to the society and to make plans ahead.

His drastic change in mindset and attitude in becoming a more responsible person has inspired me to volunteer in SAFVC and do my part to protect our land, following in his footsteps.

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