10 Aug '17, 9pm

'I'm not in hospice to die but to take photos'

Freelance photographer Alan Lee, 69, is dying. No doubt about that, he says wryly. Mr Lee suffers from end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a progressive respiratory disease that causes breathing difficulties, and he is spending his last days at the Assisi Hospice. Among his "last couple of wishes", he wants to showcase life in a hospice through his photographs. Last Wednesday, his exhibition of 19 portraits of his fellow patients was launched at the hospice located in Thomson Road. "These are not sad pictures, not sob pictures. They show there's still a bit of life here and I hope people can see a bit of happiness here," he says of his exhibition, titled "Come Walk With Me". "Someone once said, if you can't add days to your life, add life to your days." Get The Straits Times newsletters in your inbox Sign Up A spokesman for the hospice said the exhibition is t...

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