Books, caring and discipline: Anwar tells how he stayed a fighter

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Books, caring and discipline: Anwar tells how he stayed a fighter

PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim has credited his parents, teachers and a love of reading as helping him to maintain his fighting spirit, both as a leader and while locked up.

Speaking to more than 5,000 young people at a forum in Kuala Lumpur today, Anwar said his parents imbued in him a love of reading and love of his community which had remained with him.

His teachers at Malay College Kuala Kangsar (MCKK) instilled in him a spirit of discipline, he said, when asked about how he obtained the values that allowed him to endure over a decade in prison.

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