Bullying. Criticism. Insecurities.
No matter why they joined Manhunt Singapore 2014 and Senior Manhunt Singapore 2014, these 26 finalists were proud that they ended their pageant experience being cheered on loudly by their loved ones.
Acceptance and approval is what they sought and these men claimed their validation with big, confident smiles.
The winners of the night's glitzy event held at the One Farrer Hotel And Spa were National University Of Singapore (NUS) law undergraduate Nicholas Ngo (Manhunt Singapore 2014) and business development manager Choo Yew Meng (Senior Manhunt Singapore 2014).
What they had in common were less than happy childhoods which they have now firmly put behind them with their wins.
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