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ASK by Shay Myar (subtitled)

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Being hearing impaired has not stopped Shay Myar from creating and sharing her digital story. The talented young lady is helping to translate the Bible in sign language for others like herself who cannot hear. Translated by Naw Phaw Eh Wah A workshop facilitated by Angeline Koh Yangon. 25-26 Nov 2014

Daddy’s Song by Angeline Koh

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Music had always been a big part of daddy's life. When he suffered a stroke and later dementia, he became like a little child. He needed help even in the most basic things. But when it came to music, hum him the first few notes of a melody and he would be off singing the rest of the song for you... Music was something daddy gave to me... A father and daughter story by Angeline Koh. Singapore.

A Boy from the Yellow Pages by Ashley MacKrill

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When Ashley's parents discovered that they could not have children, they decided to adopt a child. They didn't know where to find one so they searched the Yellow Pages. Ashley struggled most of his life with learning disabilities. His parents worked hard to help him overcome his challenges. He is now happily married and works as an IT specialist at an Education Institution. Through the creation of his digital story, Ashley found a way to thank his parents for loving him. Created at a Tyros workshop, April 2015 Vietnam

Crossroads by Ralph K Cabatana

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"What do you wanna be when you grow up?" I was always asked as a kid. I wanted to be a lawyer, like my father. When kids were out in the playground, I was with Dad in the courthouse. When the other kids were busy with their toys, I was already planning on following my father's footsteps." A digital story produced by nursing undergrad Ralph Kho Cabatana Digital storytelling workshop Singapore, 28-30 Sept 2011.

A Doctor In Mordor by Vikki delos Reyes

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...I'm a public health specialist in applied epidemiology, outbreak investigation and disease survilleance health programmes evaluation... a what? Dr. Vikki delos Reyes, a public health specialist explains just what she does. Digital Storytelling Workshop Manila, 16-18 October 2009.

2012 – the year the world ended by Rachel

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"...The road to recovery wasn't instantaneous. Wasn't immediate..." I am a 19 year old student. I love to write fictional stories. I used to hurt myself to hide my pain. I created this digital story because I wanted to help others who are going through the same things I went through. Creating my digital story has helped me me to come to terms with what happened and helped others to know me.

The Valentine Heart by Harris Ng

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Harris Ng's road to full recovery, although rocky and arduous at times, serves to inspire others with a similar condition that there is hope and light at the end of the tunnel called Schizophrenia. He is an active Advocate for mental wellness in Singapore. He teaches, gives talks, conducts courses and facilitates interactive peer support groups. He believes that "We live beyond the brains" and often thinks from a position outside the box. Here’s how Harris met and married the love of his life, Violet.

Last Dinner by Law Kim Chuan

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"I once heard a story of how in the olden days when a person dies suddenly, families and friends would gather together to eat and drink hoping for the deceased to wake up. That was how funerals came about... My dad passed away suddenly..." A digital story by Law Kim Chuan. Produced in DSA's digital storytelling workshop, 1-3 July 2010, Singapore.