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Silver-Haired Pioneers Soldier On to Give Lee Kuan Yew His Final Sendoff

 

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Thousands lined the roads for their final send-off to Singapore’s first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew.

Amongst them, many silver-haired members of our pioneer generation.

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They shivered under the heavy downpour, many tearing as Mr Lee’s casket emerged from Parliament House.

Still, they soldiered on in the cold.

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Amongst them, another Lion of Singapore, Mr Chiam See Tong.

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Mr Lee’s body has been moved to the NUS Cultural Centre for the funeral procession.

It will then be moved to Mandai Crematorium and Columbarium, where Mr Lee will be cremated in a private ceremony.

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