They got a second chance at love and have been married for over 40 years


When they first met, neither Prof Datuk Dr Khairuddin Yusof nor Datin Khairiah Khairuddin were looking to fall in love. But, love happened and their life became richer because of it. Photo: The Star/Samuel Ong

When they first met more than 45 years ago, falling in love was the furthest thing on either of their minds. He was still mourning the passing of his wife and she was picking up the pieces of her life after the breakdown of her marriage.

“I was depressed and suicidal and a friend recommended that I talk to Khairuddin.

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