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Times 10 Sep
Remembering a landmark
The days are numbered for these mysterious trees at the Bidadari park (former cemetery), which has been set aside for future housing development.
While being on a photographic expedition in the area enabled me to capture this moment on film, it's no substitute for a physical reminder of the past.
Perhaps it will do the younger generation a great deal of good to leave some of these landmarks around, lest we forget our heritage, and take this nation's history for granted.
I guess it's almost fitting that the Singapore-shaped crown of these trees sits on a plot that was used to remember our ancestors.
Gentle reminders from the past are always humbling, and somehow, I feel it makes me appreciate what I have more.
Lorraine Chee, 23, is a final-year visual communications student at Temasek Polytechnic
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