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Ibu adalah…

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Sosok yang berjuang di meja persalinan sebanyak tujuh kali; melahirkan Mama, tiga orang Uwa, dua orang Tante, dan satu orang Om.

Sosok perempuan Minang yang rasa sayangnya berlebih pada keluarga, terutama anak-anak dan cucu-cucunya, sampai tak rela melepaskan mereka sekolah atau bekerja jauh.

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Pearl Island, Memories Remain

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It was a place where she arrived enthusiastically, nearly five years ago, as a newly wed, thinking about nothing other than spending time with her other half.

It was also a place where she realized that living faraway from family means she got to manage all things without any intervention, which was a good thing, but she’s not saying it was easy.

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