Friday, December 18, 2009

Remembering Ah Gong ... Lim Lian Geok

On Dec 13, last early Sunday morning, I went to pay my respect to Ah Gong - together with hundreds of others. Ah Gong - Lim Lian Geok, let your story be told for generations to come....

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Lim Lian Geok Memorial (located next to Alice Smith School)

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The mural

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Reached there at around 7.30am, people were streaming in before it got to ...

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This &

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This...and



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This

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The Choir and...

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The Band

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The crowd queued to lay the flowers at the end of the memorial event

You can read about what Lim Lian Geok did for the Chinese community HERE


For those who know Mandarin ...

LIM LIAN GEOK
August 19, 1901-December 18, 1985



4 comments:

CUMI & CIKI said...

thx for sharing

Katie said...

The atmosphere there must have been so great, with the choir and the band and the crowd!

wmw said...

Cumi&Ciki :You're welcome :o)

Katie : It was! This has been going on for the pass couple of decades.

What A Lulu said...

wow. your ah gong.
i browsed the book at the bookshop earlier and am in awe of his contribution and deeply saddened by the price he paid for it.
will be reading the book this weekend, the story of a remarkable man.