An American Studies scholar unravels a decades-old mystery surrounding a bone fragment and uncovers a brotherly bond from beyond the grave. Michelle Heng has the story.
Michelle Heng is a Literary Arts Librarian at the National Library, Singapore. She has curated a tribute showcase, "Edwin Thumboo – Time-travelling: A Poetry Exhibition" in 2012, and compiled and edited an annotated bibliography on Edwin Thumboo, "Singapore Word Maps: A Chapbook of Edwin Thumboo’s New and Selected Place Poems" (2012) as well as the "Selected Poems of Goh Poh Seng" (2013).
These cabaret girls were better known for their risqué stage shows, but some also donated generously to charity. Adeline Foo uncovers these women with hearts of gold.