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SiHien Goh, Kapitall Greek mythology once narrated the improbable love between the king of Cyprus and his mythical wife. King Pygmalion was said to have fallen in love with an ivory statue and prayed to the goddess Aphrodite that the statue be given life. Moved by the King’s gesture and his dedication, the goddess granted him his wish and Pygmalion came home one day after gathering flowers for the statue to find it alive and named her Galatea.