25 Jun '11, 10pm

No bones about it ...: These days the young man, who is reading literature and learning Japanese as he pursues h...

He had grand ambitions of becoming a genetic scientist, delving into the mysteries of the human genome and extracting its secrets. So when it came to junior college, Jeremy Lim chose the Sciences route. But the teen who was born with brittle-bone disease quickly found out that he couldn't wrap his head around chemistry. "I couldn't grasp the abstract nature of it," he says, waving his hands expressively. So after a year of struggle, he made the switch to Arts and found his element. "It was a little bit of a disappointment, but I wouldn't call it a waste," he reflected on the extra year he spent in Temasek JC as a result. "It did let me find my true passion - literature and the arts." That is just typical Jeremy, viewing all detours as serving to make life all the more interesting. These days the young man, who is reading literature and learning Japanese as he pursues his a...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Sunday/FaceintheCrowd/EDC11062...

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