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Her story is as fas­ci­nat­ing as the woman her­self. Sofiah’s fa­ther was a Malaysian army of­fi­cer who trav­elled around the coun­try with his young fam­ily: her mother, a Bri­tish na­tional, her younger brother, and her­self. Later, when her fa­ther was trans­ferred as as­sis­tant mil­i­tary at­taché at the Malaysian High Com­mis­sion in Lon­don, the en­tire fam­ily moved abroad.

“That was a fun time for us all, es­pe­cially my mother. She was re­turn­ing home as a diplo­mat’s wife rep­re­sent­ing Malaysia,” re­calls Sofiah of her ad­ven­ture-filled child­hood. “She would ex­pertly plan all our week­ends, tak­ing us to

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