• Singapore to Sabah

    From Singapore to Sabah: “They Can Only Accept.”

    The following is part 1 of a series written from Sandakan, Yong Vui Kong’s hometown in Sabah, East Malaysia, by Second Chance’s co-founder Kirsten Han: How many times have I told Vui Kong’s story? How many times have I written about his broken family, his lack of education, his impoverished childhood? Too many times to count. But how much do I really know about Vui Kong’s past? How much do I really understand, when I’ve had such a comfortable childhood? So after Vui Kong’s last appeal was dismissed in by the Court of Appeal, I decided to make a trip to his hometown of Sandakan to see things for myself.…