A brush with Changi

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20th December, 2012
Some people are there for the Orchard Rd shopping strip. Some to enjoy a singapore sling at Raffles Hotel. Some just to relax by a swimming pool while taking a break from a long flight to Europe. Me? When in Singapore, I go on a pilgrimage. My journey takes me to Changi Museum, which is not far from the airport. It commemorates those who were imprisoned during World War II after Singapore fell to the Japanese in 1942. As 2012 is the 70th anniversary of the Fall of Singapore, it felt especially appropriate for me to revisit this little museum in memory of a long-dead family member who was interned ...

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