Hoong Ling Chew
Hoong Ling is a Malaysian who has been actively involved in the cause of organ donation since her school days. She has a history of selflessness and always involved in school's extracurricular activities and non-governmental organization (NGO) works. Recently, she was appointed the committee member of the Organ Donation Public Awareness Action Center under the Malaysian Ministry of Health.
Hoong Ling is an active speaker and has been invited to present papers in talks, forums, seminars and international conferences. Also former TV Presenter on Selamat Pagi Malaysia (Good Morning Malaysia), she emcees professionally and has made appearances local magazines and newspapers. Her writing has been published in The Star, The Sun, Utusan Malaysia, Berita Harian, Money Compass and The Entrepreneur.
Hoong Ling's active lifestyle started early. She was handpicked by the Malaysian government to be among Youth Ambassadors on board the Ship for Southeast Asian Youths in year 2003. Featured as Personality on Akhbar Mahasiswa while still in college, she is also recipient of Selangor Youth Award 2006, Great Women of Our Time Award 2008 and Lions Clubs International District 308-B1 District Governor’s Distinguished Service Award 2009. As a member of the Youth Development Transformation Laboratory organised by the Ministry of Youth and Sport, she was later appointed by the Minister of Youth and Sports as a member in the National Consultative Youth Council of Malaysia.
Today, Hoong Ling is still a passionate advocate on organ donation. This book marks another phase in her endeavor to convince her brother and sister Malaysians, and the humanity at large, that we may pass away but our body parts can still continue to give life to many others.
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I Don't Know You but Let Me Save You, A Liver Donor Recounts Her Journey
by Hoong Ling Chew
It began with a mass email requesting for what the author thought was blood donation. When Hoong Ling found out that the request was for liver, she did not stop but took steps to donate part of her liver to save Lee An Qi who was suffering from liver cancer at age thirteen. This book tells the story of her physical, psychological and spiritual processes, told with candor, courage and humor.
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