Mak was brought up as a true Muslim and Malay; she doesn't know how to speak Chinese at all, but she's fluent in Malay and Jawa. =P One thing that still binds her to her Chinese origin, might be just genetics and looks. Some of our siblings really look somewhat Chinese-ish, and people can easily recognize us; they said we just had that similar looks to each other.. was it the sepet eyes? lol.
And maybe there's just one other thing besides our genetics and looks: a few Chinese from our town acknowledge that we're relatives, and said that Mak's their sibling, and so they give us some more discounts in their stores ^^;;