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By S. R. Nathan

Here Singapore's President S.R. Nathan tells his personal tale, taking the reader again with him to his early life, to modest beginnings and existence as a runaway in Singapore and Malaya, after which the adventure of renewed wish in the course of the jap profession. After a belated and constrained college schooling, in addition to a brief spell as a social employee facing seafarers, he witnessed from contained in the Labour Reserch Unit the delivery of Singapore's glossy alternate union flow. almost immediately after Singapore completed complete independence, he joined the employees of the newly verified Ministry of international Affairs, retiring - as he proposal - as everlasting Secretary. even though, he didn't retire. After being requested to run the Straits occasions newspaper for a time, he served as excessive Commissioner in Malaysia and Ambassador within the usa. Few humans have packed lots right into a lifestyles. after which, at an age whilst most folks are way past the top in their operating lives, he was once elected President of Singapore, within which position he has gained the hearts of many folks in Singapore and abroad.

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