02 Feb '16, 8am

This illusionist made his passion into a career & it all began w a certain TV performance...

This illusionist made his passion into a career & it all began w a certain TV performance...

When he was 5, Alvin Terence was inspired by world famous magician David Copperfield in a TV performance. At the time, Alvin was just a closet magician who performed in front of his parents and relatives. His first magic trick was just a simple rubber band trick. Now, the full-time practices mentalism, or psychological trickery, which gives the illusion of a "sixth sense". PARTICIPANTS WHO ARE HYPNOTISED CAN EITHER GO INTO SHOCK OR FEEL GLOOMY TILL THEY CRY OR LAUGH HYSTERICALLY. When Alvin was in primary school, learning magic was not easy for him. Then, he only had magic books to rely on. However, he found it difficult to master the tricks as they were too complex. "I once begged my father to buy me this magic book, which I still keep in mint condition, but once I got it, I could not understand it," he said. Desperate to learn more tricks, he wrote to an author of a magi...

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