21 Feb '18, 12pm

Cancer took away his mother at a tender age of 12. 16 years later, singer-songwriter Benjamin Kheng is turning...

Most of us have heard of Benjamin Kheng . A quarter of homegrown band, The Sam Willows, he is known for his good looks, witty demeanour, soulful voice and troops of adoring fans. But there is more to the singer-songwriter. Benjamin, 28, is also an active advocate for the Singapore Cancer Society (SCS). We met him three weeks ago at a Thai fusion restaurant in Capital Square to learn more about the cause. During our hour-long interview, Benjamin was so passionate about sharing his story that he left his plate of phad thai untouched for the whole hour. (Sorry, Ben!) It is a cause dear to his heart, after he lost his mother to cancer when he was just 12, just two days before his Primary School Leaving Examinations. He paused, and as he recollected his childhood memories, the mood turned sombre. "I didn't have anyone at that time to bring me through and explain it to me. I'm j...

Full article: https://www.youth.sg/Spotted/People/2018/2/A-cause-close-...

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legion.org 22 Feb '18, 9pm

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