"Mummy held me while I cried
and cried and cried. I knew then
that my right leg was never coming back."
Tessie has lost a leg to a bad, bad illness called
“Cancer”. She can no longer play her favourite
games with her friends at school. Strangers keep
staring because she looks different.
Tessie is tired of being strong and brave.
Will she ever be able to walk again?
Can she pick herself up and go on?
Discover how flamingos, family and a whole lot of
fishballs cheer Tessie on, as she copes with
the loss of her leg and learns to laugh again.
ONE, written by Tan Ter Cheah, is a semi-autobiographical story.
ONE (based on a true story of grit and courage)