Singapore Mourns Lee Kuan Yew

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People lining the streets and ceremonial guards are seen reflected in a bus window while they wait for the coffin of the late Lee Kuan Yew to leave the Istana, or Presidential Palace on a ceremonial gun carriage, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Singapore. Singapore mourned longtime leader Lee with raw emotion and a blanket of relentlessly positive coverage on its tightly scripted state television on Monday, mythologizing a man who was as respected as he was feared. (AP Photo/Joseph Nair)
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Vigil guards stand with their ceremonial swords inverted, around the coffin of the late Lee Kuan Yew at the Parliament House where he will lie in state for four days, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Singapore. Singapore mourned longtime leader Lee with raw emotion and a blanket of relentlessly positive coverage on its tightly scripted state television on Monday, mythologizing a man who was as respected as he was feared. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
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Members of the public take pictures and shout "Thank you, Mr Lee!" as the coffin of Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew leaves Istana, or Presidential Palace on a ceremonial gun carriage to lie in state at parliament, Wednesday, March 25, 2015 in Singapore. (AP Photo/Joseph Nair)
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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's condolence message for the late Singapore's founding father, Lee Kuan Yew is photographed at the Singapore Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. Lee Kuan Yew, who founded modern Singapore and was both feared for his authoritarian tactics and admired for turning the city-state into one of the world's richest nations, died Monday, the Singapore government said. He was 91. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul)
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Mourners form a long queue to enter the Parliament where founding Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew lies in state at the building Wednesday, March 25, 2015 in Singapore. (AP Photo/Joseph Nair)
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Mourners line up to enter parliament where founding Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew lies in state, Wednesday, March 25, 2015 in Singapore. Lee, 91, died Monday at Singapore General Hospital after more than a month of battling severe pneumonia. (AP Photo/Joseph Nair)
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Mourners line up to enter parliament where founding Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew lies in state, Wednesday, March 25, 2015 in Singapore. Lee, 91, died Monday at Singapore General Hospital after more than a month of battling severe pneumonia. (AP Photo/Joseph Nair)
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Mourners line up to enter parliament where founding Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew lies in state, Wednesday, March 25, 2015 in Singapore. Lee, 91, died Monday at Singapore General Hospital after more than a month of battling severe pneumonia. (AP Photo/Joseph Nair)
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Mourners line up to enter parliament where founding Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew lies in state, Wednesday, March 25, 2015 in Singapore. Lee, 91, died Monday at Singapore General Hospital after more than a month of battling severe pneumonia. (AP Photo/Joseph Nair)
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Mourners line up to enter parliament where founding Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew lies in state, Wednesday, March 25, 2015 in Singapore. Lee, 91, died Monday at Singapore General Hospital after more than a month of battling severe pneumonia. (AP Photo/Joseph Nair)
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The coffin of the late Lee Kuan Yew leaves the Istana, or Presidential Palace on a ceremonial gun carriage to lie in state at the Parliament House, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Singapore. Singapore mourned longtime leader Lee with raw emotion and a blanket of relentlessly positive coverage on its tightly scripted state television on Monday, mythologizing a man who was as respected as he was feared. (AP Photo/Joseph Nair)
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The coffin of the late Lee Kuan Yew leaves the Istana, or Presidential Palace on a ceremonial gun carriage to lie in state at the Parliament House, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Singapore. Singapore mourned longtime leader Lee with raw emotion and a blanket of relentlessly positive coverage on its tightly scripted state television on Monday, mythologizing a man who was as respected as he was feared. (AP Photo/Joseph Nair)
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The coffin of the late Lee Kuan Yew leaves the Istana, or Presidential Palace on a ceremonial gun carriage to lie in state at the Parliament House, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Singapore. Singapore mourned longtime leader Lee with raw emotion and a blanket of relentlessly positive coverage on its tightly scripted state television on Monday, mythologizing a man who was as respected as he was feared. (AP Photo/Joseph Nair)
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A vigil guard marches to his position beside the coffin of the late Lee Kuan Yew at the Parliament House where he will lie in state for four days, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Singapore. Singapore mourned longtime leader Lee with raw emotion and a blanket of relentlessly positive coverage on its tightly scripted state television on Monday, mythologizing a man who was as respected as he was feared. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
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A vigil guard stands with his head bowed and ceremonial sword inverted, around the coffin of the late Lee Kuan Yew at the Parliament House where he will lie in state for four days, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Singapore. Singapore mourned longtime leader Lee with raw emotion and a blanket of relentlessly positive coverage on its tightly scripted state television on Monday, mythologizing a man who was as respected as he was feared. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
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Members of the public grieve while paying respects to the late Lee Kuan Yew at the Parliament House where he will lie in state for four days, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Singapore. Singapore mourned longtime leader Lee with raw emotion and a blanket of relentlessly positive coverage on its tightly scripted state television on Monday, mythologizing a man who was as respected as he was feared. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
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The coffin of Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew leaves Istana, or Presidential Palace to lie in state at parliament, Wednesday, March 25, 2015 in Singapore. (AP Photo/Joseph Nair)
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Ho Ching, second from left, walks to receive friends and colleagues surrounding the coffin of the late Lee Kuan Yew during a private family wake at the Istana, or Presidential Palace, Tuesday, March 24, 2015, in Singapore. Singapore mourned longtime leader Lee with raw emotion and a blanket of relentlessly positive coverage on its tightly scripted state television on Monday, mythologizing a man who was as respected as he was feared. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
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A Singaporean lays a flower at the entrance to the Istana presidential palace following the death of former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew in Singapore on March 23, 2015. Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, one of the towering figures of post-colonial Asian politics, died at the age of 91 on March 23 in hospital, the government said. AFP PHOTO / MOHD RASFAN
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The Singapore national flag sits at half mast on top of Parliament House (R) in honor of former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew in Singapore on March 23, 2015. Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, one of the towering figures of post-colonial Asian politics, died at the age of 91 on March 23, 2015 in hospital, the government said. AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMAN
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A man slots a card with a message saying "You are my super hero Mr. Lee Kuan Yew. R. I. P." into a condolence board erected outside the Istana, or Presidential Palace, Monday, March 23, 2015, in Singapore. Singaporeans wept and world leaders paid tribute Monday as the Southeast Asian city-state mourned the death of its founding father Lee Kuan Yew. The government announced that Lee, 91, "passed away peacefully" several hours before dawn at Singapore General Hospital. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
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Members of the public light candles to form the acronym "R. I. P." at a local community club, Monday, March 23, 2015, in Singapore. Singaporeans wept and world leaders paid tribute Monday as the Southeast Asian city-state mourned the death of its founding father Lee Kuan Yew. The government announced that Lee, 91, "passed away peacefully" several hours before dawn at Singapore General Hospital. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
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Members of the public light candles to form the acronym "R. I. P." at a local community club, Monday, March 23, 2015, in Singapore. Singaporeans wept and world leaders paid tribute Monday as the Southeast Asian city-state mourned the death of its founding father Lee Kuan Yew. The government announced that Lee, 91, "passed away peacefully" several hours before dawn at Singapore General Hospital. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
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Members of the public gather to pay their respects at the tribute area at Singapore General Hospital following the death of former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew in Singapore on March 23, 2015. Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, one of the towering figures of post-colonial Asian politics, died at the age of 91 on March 23 in hospital, the government said. AFP PHOTO / MOHD FYROL
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Thailand's ambassador-designate to Singapore, Bansarn Bunnag (C), bows after posting a message of condolence on a board outside the Istana presidential palace in honour of former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew in Singapore on March 23, 2015. Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, one of the towering figures of post-colonial Asian politics, died at the age of 91 on March 23 in hospital, the government said. AFP PHOTO / STEFANUS IAN
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People queue up to pay tribute with messages and flowers at the entrance to the Istana presidential palace following the death of former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew in Singapore on March 23, 2015. Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, one of the towering figures of post-colonial Asian politics, died at the age of 91 on March 23 in hospital, the government said. AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMAN
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People queue up to pay tribute with messages and flowers at the entrance to the Istana presidential palace following the death of former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew in Singapore on March 23, 2015. Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, one of the towering figures of post-colonial Asian politics, died at the age of 91 on March 23 in hospital, the government said. AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMAN
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A woman carries a piece of paper covered with notices of condolences as people queue to pay tribute with messages and flowers at the entrance to the Istana presidential palace following the death of former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew in Singapore on March 23, 2015. Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, one of the towering figures of post-colonial Asian politics, died at the age of 91 on March 23 in hospital, the government said. AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMAN
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A Singaporean lays a flower at the entrance to the Istana presidential palace following the death of former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew in Singapore on March 23, 2015. Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, one of the towering figures of post-colonial Asian politics, died at the age of 91 on March 23 in hospital, the government said. AFP PHOTO / MOHD RASFAN
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A vendor hands out a special edition of a local newspaper featuring the life of the late Lee Kuan Yew, during lunch hour in the financial district, Monday, March 23, 2015, in Singapore. Singaporeans wept and world leaders paid tribute Monday as the Southeast Asian city-state mourned the death of its founding father Lee Kuan Yew. The government announced that Lee, 91, "passed away peacefully" several hours before dawn at Singapore General Hospital. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
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A man lays down flowers as a tribute to Singapore's former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, in the gardens of the Singapore Consulate in Shanghai on March 23, 2015. Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, one of the towering figures of post-colonial Asian politics, died at the age of 91 on March 23 in a Singapore hospital. AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE
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People arrive with flowers to pay their respects to Singapore's former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, in the gardens of the Singapore Consulate in Shanghai on March 23, 2015. Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, one of the towering figures of post-colonial Asian politics, died at the age of 91 on March 23 in a Singapore hospital. AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE
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Singaporeans write down condolence messages at the entrance to the Istana presidential palace following the death of former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew in Singapore on March 23, 2015. Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, one of the towering figures of post-colonial Asian politics, died at the age of 91 on March 23 in hospital, the government said. AFP PHOTO / MOHD RASFAN
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A Singaporean cries as she reads condolence messages at the entrance to the Istana presidential palace following the death of former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew in Singapore on March 23, 2015. Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, one of the towering figures of post-colonial Asian politics, died at the age of 91 on March 23 in hospital, the government said. AFP PHOTO / MOHD RASFAN
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Condolence messages and flowers are seen at the entrance to the Istana presidential palace following the death of former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew in Singapore on March 23, 2015. Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, one of the towering figures of post-colonial Asian politics, died at the age of 91 on March 23 in hospital, the government said. AFP PHOTO / MOHD RASFAN
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South Korea's Foreign Minister Yun Byung-Se (L) writes a message of condolence in front of the portrait of Singapore's late former leader Lee Kuan Yew at the Singapore embassy in Seoul on March 23, 2015. South Korean President Park Geun-Hye expressed her deep sorrow over the death of Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, one of the towering figures of post-colonial Asian politics, who died at the age of 91 on March 23 in Singapore. AFP PHOTO / JUNG YEON-JE
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A woman writes a message of condolence in front of the portrait of Singapore's late former leader Lee Kuan Yew at the Singapore embassy in Seoul on March 23, 2015. South Korean President Park Geun-Hye expressed her deep sorrow over the death of Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, one of the towering figures of post-colonial Asian politics, who died at the age of 91 on March 23 in Singapore. AFP PHOTO / JUNG YEON-JE
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A woman takes pictures of a newspaper with an image of Singapore late former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, alongside messages and flowers left at the entrance to the Istana presidential palace, following Lee's death in Singapore on March 23, 2015. Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, one of the towering figures of post-colonial Asian politics, died at the age of 91 on March 23 in hospital, the government said. AFP PHOTO / MOHD RASFAN
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Singapore's ambassador to Seoul, Yip Wei Kiat, walks past wreaths for the late Singaporean former leader Lee Kuan Yew at the Singapore embassy in Seoul on March 23, 2015. South Korean President Park Geun-Hye expressed her deep sorrow over the death of Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, one of the towering figures of post-colonial Asian politics, who died at the age of 91 on March 23 in Singapore. AFP PHOTO / JUNG YEON-JE
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Singaporeans pray in front of an image of late former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew alongside messages and flowers left at the Tanjong Pagar community center following Lee's death in Singapore on March 23, 2015. Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, one of the towering figures of post-colonial Asian politics, died at the age of 91 on March 23 in hospital, the government said. AFP PHOTO / MOHD RASFAN
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TOPSHOTS<br />People pay their respects at the tribute area at Singapore General Hospital following the death of former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew in Singapore on March 23, 2015. Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, one of the towering figures of post-colonial Asian politics, died at the age of 91 on March 23 in hospital, the government said. AFP PHOTO / MOHD FYROL