26 Mar '11, 6am

Initially, Madam Tan (not her real name) was reluctant to open the door of her flat when SDP members called on her...

Initially, Madam Tan (not her real name) was reluctant to open the door of her flat when SDP members called on her during our house visit on Thursday evening at the Yuhua SMC. Standing behind the slightly ajar door, Mdm Tan seemed more keen to get rid of the visitors and withdraw into her cocoon. Noticing that all was not well, an alert SDP member: "Do you have any problem that you would like to share with us?” Upon hearing this, she opened the door to let us have a clear view of the sparsely furnished hall. There was only a sofa. A boy without shirt was sleeping on it. He appeared to be around 12 years old. Another boy, slightly older, was sleeping on the floor also without any pillow. Madam Tan's last and third son, whom we were told later was 11 years old, was standing behind her. What Mdm Tan, 39, told us was heart wrenching. She used to work as a cleaner to support he...

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