A Business Graduate Learns The True Value Of A $1000 Bill

 

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Jiamin is having a crisis of confidence. Being unemployed in Singapore is dreadful. All she’s doing now is helping out her Ah Gong, who runs a small cash-only sundry shop.

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Ah Gong’s business hardly seems fit for a business graduate like herself. To add to her growing shame, when Jiamin is recognised by a peer, she knows it won’t be long before vicious gossip of her inadequacies begin circulating.

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It’s business as usual until a dishevelled man shuffles in — handing over a $1,000 note in exchange for a cheap bar of soap.

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Is it a counterfeit note? How could a man who looks like him have so much money?

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Jiamin doesn’t trust the money, or the man. She’ll rather bargain her way out of this, but he’s having none of it.

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Sometimes, change must come from within before we can see the true value of people and things.

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