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Mak Wan's 'dark past' inspires her to serve Chow Kit homeless

MALAYSIANSKINI | A woman’s determination in keeping the Warung Makan Sahabat community centre up and running offers proof that people can recover from drug addiction and go on to contribute to society.

Wan Kamariah Daud, also fondly known as Mak Wan, 69, came to Kuala Lumpur with her husband when she was only 11 years old.

However, her husband was sentenced to mandatory death penalty after getting involved with a drug syndicate.

After serving time in jail herself and living alone, Mak Wan decided to return home in Kelantan but was disowned by her family and ostracised by the local community.

“After that, I continued to stay in Jalan Chow Kit...

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