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Spirit of Hong Kong

Spirit of Hong Kong is a series that looks behind the scenes of one of Asia's largest and most vibrant cities by focusing on those whose contributions often go unnoticed yet are vital to the everyday success of Hong Kong. 

An independent thinker unfazed by his disability

An independent thinker unfazed by his disability

Willy Law Wai-cheung, 50, spent the first 11 years of his life on the floor of his family's cramped public housing flat in Shek Kip Mei. His father was dead by the time he was six, and his mother supported the family by going out to clean every day, leaving her disabled child at home. Every morning, she would put his food on the floor and cover the rice with a heavy iron bowl - to stop the rats from eating it.

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