Obituary acknowledging gay son goes viral

Need the tissues for this one, people.

SINGAPORE — An elderly man’s obituary that was published in Singapore’s national newspaper over the weekend started circulating because of an unusual mention.

Written in first person, the obituary of Ong Peck Lye, who passed away at 82, lists his family members in order of seniority. Towards the end is a mention of “my baby son” and Ong’s “son-in-law” — his son’s partner.

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