Veteran local actor Chew Chor Meng has never been happier than he is today.
And in a bittersweet twist of fate, he has his medical condition to thank for it.
The secret to his improved health?
A lively Chew told the The New Paper: “As long as I can wake up, eat and breathe, I’m happy.
“Being happy keeps me alive.”
Chew grinned when asked what his happiness index was and loudly proclaimed that it was 10 out of 10.
Chew Chor Meng reflects on the time since being diagnosed with muscular atrophy in 2008.