These comments came in within minutes of this posting. They were send in response to my other posting but I believe they were more because of this posting -
By the way, my mother used to be officially a Taoist but actually an atheist before she converted to Islam after she met my father and marry him. She is still as Chinese as the next Chinese despite being a Muslim.
My parents are from Kluang, Johor.
My father is from a Malay working class family.
My mother is from a Chinese working class family.
My father is still as a Malay as he can be, while my mother is still as Chinese as she can be.
There is not a shred of similarity between their background except that both are Johoreans from Kluang.
Yet, they met, fell in love, got married and have me as their child.
Nobody can come between them, telling them that they can't be together.
Theirs is a peculiar story, yet still theirs is a Johorean story.
One day I will tell more about their story.
For now, here is a bit of something about where they come from -