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Kota Kinabalu's volunteers, Connie Cheong (right) and Lim Sat Chu (left) visiting Sister Ah Lan.【Photograph by Yong Siew Lee】

Senior Tzu Chi volunteer, Wong Ah Lan was very ill for the past one month. Fellow volunteers took turns to take care of her in appreciation of her 20 years of dedication in Tzu Chi's missions. Our beloved Sister Ah Lan passed on peacefully on June 7, 2013, with abundant blessings from friends and relatives.

Xiao Ya Xian practices the concept of "80% full" in her everyday life. She carefully plans the volume of food required by her family. In this way, she can also save on oil, gas and time.【Photograph by Low Mai Yin】

Deeply moved by the "save a handful of rice for the needy" story of the Nargis Cyclone victims in Myanmar, Xiao Ya Xian started to adopt simplicity and thriftiness in her daily living. She has also influenced her family to practise the concept of "eating 80% full".

Brother Peng Hong sharing with the staff of Tzu Chi Melaka on December 3, 2011.【Photograph by Yong Siew Lee】

Brother Tan Peng Hong, senior volunteer of Tzu Chi Melaka passed away peacefully on January 8, 2012, at 8.30 am. Some 500 people attended his memorial service on January 10; and at his funeral on January 11, 100 Tzu Chi volunteers joined the procession. They all bade farewell to their respected fellow brother, who is indeed a role model for all to emulate.

Tan Choon San (right), Yoon Siong's mentor in Tzu Chi, was very happy to see the transformation in Yoon Siong.【Photograph by Koh Eng Kiat】

Following the demise of his son and the severe flooding in Southern Peninsula Malaysia in 2006, Yap Yoon Siong was invited to a Tzu Chi fellowship. Later he became an active volunteer and gave up his hobby of 40years - fishing.

Brother Teoh Keat Hoo was a dedicated documentary volunteer.【Photograph by Sam Pin Fook】

Brother Teoh Keat Hoo, a Faith Corp member of Tzu Chi Kuala Lumpur & Selangor, was found dead in his house on September 8, 2011. All volunteers were extremely saddened to learn of his sudden demise. On September 11, more than 100 volunteers sent him off on his final journey.

The mother and daughters also going vegetarian together.【Photograph by Kang Miew Tiang】

Pua Bee Kian used to be hot tempered. After watching Da Ai TV and listening to Master Cheng Yen's teachings, she and her daughters have changed tremendously, and have also become vegetarians.

Lee Kien thanks Da Ai TV and Master Cheng Yen's Jing-Si Aphorisms for giving her a harmonious family.【Photograph provided Siow Lee Kien】

Siow Lee Kien had never been on friendly terms with her in-laws; and in particular, her mother-in-law. However, after watching a Da Ai TV drama together, their relationship has improved.

Li Wei Xiang (in black shirt) practising for the musical drama, 'The Sutra of Filial Piety'.【Photograph by Tee Kim Wooi】

Li Wei Xiang has changed from being a hot-tempered and problematic son after joining Tzu Chi two years ago. At the recent Seventh Lunar Month Blessing Ceremony in Kuala Lumpur, he portrayed a rebellious son in the musical drama, "The Sutra of Filial Piety", and gained greater realization...

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