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An Interview with an Old Hawker By sgchinatown
Mdm. Lee Ah Yoke, born 1928, former street hawker

Mdm. Lee is a former street hawker who sold chicken rice, char siew rice and the like in Chinatown for over 30 years. She tells of the days of being an illegal street hawker before she got her formal permits, where she even had to learn how to roast the different meats by secretly watching others.
 
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