CNA Insider 2019

CNA Insider 2019

Blinded at 47 - then came an unusual job offer
8 Min

By Toggle Video Published: 01 Sep 2019 Audio: English

Overnight, Bernard Chew discovered what was like to be blind. Then 47, he'd been a drama teacher, triathlete, national dragon boater - when his retinas came detached, and his world went completely dark. Struggling at first with suicidal depression, he fought to get back on his feet again. But what jobs could a blind person do ? At the Singapore Association of the Visually Handicapped, he discovered that the options were limited - to telemarketing and massage therapy - until one day, a company called Firmenich approached with an unexpected job opportunity. Read the full story here.

Episodes
  • CNA Insider 2019
    Now Playing
    Blinded at 47 - then came an unusual job offer
    8 Min
Show More
CNA Insider 2019
You May Also Like
Report a problem