Hong Kong teenager Christy Lam, who learned to dive so she can help with sea turtle conservation after the Make-a-Wish Foundation fulfilled her wish to see the creatures in the wild when she recovered from cancer five years ago. Photo: courtesy of Make-A-Wish Hong Kong Hong Kong teenager Christy Lam, who learned to dive so she can help with sea turtle conservation after the Make-a-Wish Foundation fulfilled her wish to see the creatures in the wild when she recovered from cancer five years ago. Photo: courtesy of Make-A-Wish Hong Kong
Hong Kong teenager Christy Lam, who learned to dive so she can help with sea turtle conservation after the Make-a-Wish Foundation fulfilled her wish to see the creatures in the wild when she recovered from cancer five years ago. Photo: courtesy of Make-A-Wish Hong Kong
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Teen cancer survivor on her biggest wish – to dive with sea turtles in the Maldives – after Make-a-Wish Foundation took her to see some hatch in Australia

  • Seeing baby turtles hatch, struggle from the nest and reach the ocean ‘gave me so much hope … if they can do it, then I can do it’, says Christy Lam, 15
  • She has learned to dive so she can volunteer for turtle conservation. Meanwhile the charity that fulfilled her wish to see turtles seeks funds to help others

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Hong Kong teenager Christy Lam, who learned to dive so she can help with sea turtle conservation after the Make-a-Wish Foundation fulfilled her wish to see the creatures in the wild when she recovered from cancer five years ago. Photo: courtesy of Make-A-Wish Hong Kong Hong Kong teenager Christy Lam, who learned to dive so she can help with sea turtle conservation after the Make-a-Wish Foundation fulfilled her wish to see the creatures in the wild when she recovered from cancer five years ago. Photo: courtesy of Make-A-Wish Hong Kong
Hong Kong teenager Christy Lam, who learned to dive so she can help with sea turtle conservation after the Make-a-Wish Foundation fulfilled her wish to see the creatures in the wild when she recovered from cancer five years ago. Photo: courtesy of Make-A-Wish Hong Kong
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