Stepping forward after surgery

Thankful: Chitrawathy at home recuperating from her surgery. Alongside her is Ho.

JOHOR BARU: After being forced to put her life on hold for more than 20 years due to an illness, K. Chitrawathy can now move forward as she has finally received the treatment she needed.

The 43-year-old former quality inspector for a clothes factory, who was diagnosed with lymphoedema two decades ago, said she felt a huge burden lifted off her when she finally underwent a surgery in June.“The surgery caused me to shed about 80kg off my swollen left leg,” she said.

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