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A teary goodbye to a statesman who gave his all for Singapore

PM Lee among seven to deliver eulogies at state funeral service on Friday

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (accompanied by PM Lee) paying his respects to Mr Nathan at Parliament House on Thursday.
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A writing board where citizens could leave their messages honouring S R Nathan.

Singapore

THE waiting time stretched to two hours and the blazing sun was unforgiving at times - but that didn't deter thousands of people from queueing patiently on Thursday for their turn to enter Parliament House, where the body of former president SR Nathan was lying in state.