She Gave Her All To Her Grandson, Even When She Couldn’t Anymore


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After tenderly caring for her disabled grandson into adulthood, this grandmother realises that her mortality will be in the way.

Unlike other parents, she cannot teach him to be independent.

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There’s no such chance for her as he can only be dependent, in means and ways that his childlike mind can comprehend.

She does the best a mother or grandmother can: by feeding him. Even for the most childlike of minds, love and food are intertwined.

Watch ‘Ten Thousand Bowls’ by Amos Tan (Singapore) on Viddsee:

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‘Ten Thousand Bowls’ was made by Kee Swee San, Tan Jun Yuan, and Amos Tan Kok Hao.

Here’s another insightful short film on a parent’s love, ‘The Promise’ by Clayton Lai, a heartwarming story about a widowed father and his son

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