PAPAR, Feb 8 — Sitting on the porch of his wooden stilt house, Sabahan rubber tapper Jilius Yapoo’s eyes welled up with tears when he recalled his shock earlier this week when he saw his 16-year-old daughter in a tudung (Muslim headscarf) for the first time.
The staunch Christian dusun said he had gone to his daughter’s hostel to take her home for the weekend when the teenager emerged garbed in the tudung, looking upset.
“She was wearing the tudung and showed it to me. I teared up and she looked at me and cried.
“She told me she had converted into Islam and could not back out now. I was absolutely speechless,” said Jilius, choking back tears.
– Continue reading at ‘Sabah Christian dad in tears at first sight of daughter in tudung‘ (Malay Mail Online, 8 Feb 2015)