From despair to success

SMILING constantly, professional blind masseur Lee Sheng Chow paints a picture of serenity – something most would not expect from an aspiring engineering student who lost his sight at 21.

“I suffered from Behçet’s syndrome that caused internal bleeding of my retinas,” he says. “My eyesight deteriorated, starting from 1976 and by 1985, I couldn’t see at all.”

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