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HONG KONG - You could say Ella Yam won the genetic lottery. But spend any amount of time with her and you will quickly realise that she got more than looks and talent from her parents, Shanghai-born supermodel Qi Qi, 53, and veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Yam, 66.