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The long, lonely road to recognition

After two decades of struggle, acclaimed performance artist Lee Wen finally gets his day in the sun - his first commercial solo, writes HELMI YUSOF
May 9, 2014 6:00 AM

LEE Wen picks up his guitar, fixes a harmonica brace around his neck, and makes up a song. He sings a blues number about life and the obstacles he's faced. His hunched body, racked by scoliosis, sways back and forth. Despite his debilitating illnesses - he has Parkinson's and scoliosis which