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Feeling rather emotional today watching Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s body being transported to Parliament House amidst the crowds.
Link to the Straits Times LKY live blog and videos here.
There’s a genuine outpouring of respect and grief, a true sense of loss and sadness that I am sharing with my fellow countrymen, sorry that I cannot be there in person. He stepped up in difficult times and played a key role in making Singapore what it is today, for which I will be always grateful.
I grew up knowing that I could achieve whatever heights I set my sights on, regardless of gender, race, language or religion. That I could swim, cycle, run or rollerblade at anytime of day or night and still feel safe. A minor detail, but one that meant a great deal to me.
For better or worse, you made Singapore your life’s work right down to the little things.
I thank you, Sir, for all you have done for us.