How a friend's grandfather's funeral brought us together

In the August of 2011, Tutorial 27 came together, almost like never before. Friends who were on their ultra long holidays in America had returned, friends who were on work trips had returned, friends who like to skip gatherings (ff!) came, and friends who were working very-not-worth-it overtime hours (me) stopped their work and made their way to Aljunid MRT to gather. The day had been bad - came back from a whole morning out of office, only to find some report that was supposed to be sent out at 12pm still very much undone at 2pm. I was hungry, and very frustrated cos that means - overtime. Overtime, I had done it all. But asking me to do overtime at the expense of being there, I was pissed. But anyway, I left at 7 and rushed over to Aljunid MRT. When I arrived, a Miss Tan arrived shortly, and we were all ready to go. FF was usually late so he made the way there himself. W...

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