Taiwan burn victim’s dream: To save lives

Asia One
Date: Jul 2, 2015
By: Janice Lai

It was her dream to return to Singapore next year and study to be a doctor.

But in a cruel twist of fate, Singaporean Megan Loy is back a year earlier and fighting

Photo: Joseph Loy

Photo: Joseph Loy

to stay alive as she receives treatment at the Burns Centre of Singapore General Hospital.

“It’s such an irony because it is her dream to save lives but now she is in hospital fighting hard for her own life,” said her father, Mr Joseph Loy, 47, in an interview yesterday with The Straits Times.

Ms Loy, 18, suffered serious burns on up to 50 per cent of her body when a huge fire broke out during the annual Colour Play Asia festival at the Formosa Fun Coast water park on the outskirts of Taipei last Saturday night.

She arrived in Singapore on Tuesday and was in surgery for most of yesterday.     [FULL  STORY]

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