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In Three Inches of Alive, Siti Zuraidah (left) plays Leila 'Anjung' Keats, whose ghost tells her story to a modern-day archivist played by Gyan Lee (right). The play is based on the life of philanthropist Hajjah Fatimah.
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Writing history's wrongs

Feb 27, 2015 5:50 AM

AS any historian would tell you, history isn't always entirely accurate. It is written by the victors and often by men; losers don't get to tell their side of the story, and women systematically get written out.

It is partly to address this problem that playwright Clarilyn Khoo wrote