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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