Life’s a struggle for single mum

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  • Tuesday, 02 Jun 2015

In need of aid: Lee (front, left) speaking to single mother Lam (second from right) and her son Lim Jiunn Keat (right) about helping their family at her house in Taman Pengkalan Barat, Ipoh.

LAM Siew Leng’s 50th birthday was just a few days ago, but for the past few years, it is like any other day for the unemployed woman.

A birthday celebration is considered a luxury when she is struggling to feed two children – a 15-year-old daughter and a 14-year-old son – while dealing with health problems.

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Family & Community , Perak , financial aid , poor


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