26 Dec '11, 4am

Boy with brain tumour has one Christmas wish - to keep on studying

Boy with brain tumour has one Christmas wish - to keep on studying

Andy with his mum Madam Sharon Low. TNP PHOTO: Kua Chee Siong WHILE many kids his age would detest the thought of school, all Andy Khoo, 15, wants is the chance to do carry on his studies. But the tumour in his brain is making it increasingly difficult for the Pioneer Secondary School Student. The tumour has affected Andy's vision and he has difficulty reading his teachers' writings on the whiteboard. It has also affected his ability to learn and memorise new information, and caused him to be sleepy at times during the day. From stellar results – he used to top his classes in lower Primary – Andy now has a bleak report card. Out of the eight subjects he took, he only managed a pass in Chinese. But he is determined to do better for one simple reason - he wants to go to university and get a good job so he can repay his parents for everything they've done for him. More in The...

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