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LEE KUAN YEW 1923 - 2015

To each, his own way of bidding goodbye

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Mr Lee's grandsons Li Haoyi (left) and Li Shengwu bearing his portrait out of the University Cultural Centre after the funeral service followed by other members of the family, including PM Lee Hsien Loong and his wife Ho Ching and brother Hsien Yang.

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(From left) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and former US president Bill Clinton observing a minute of silence during the funeral service.

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Mr Lee's casket lying in a tempered glass case atop a two-wheeled gun carriage. The cortege is seen here passing near the junction of Jalan Bukit Merah and Silat Road.

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Members of the public observing a minute's silence outside Raffles City Shopping Centre in memory of the late Mr Lee.

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Pall bearers preparing to set Mr Lee's coffin down at the University Cultural Centre while members of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra perform Samuel Barber's ''Adagio''.

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Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, overcome by emotion during the state funeral service, is comforted by his wife Ho Ching.

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Rain pouring down on mourners as Mr Lee's cortege wends its way through the Jalan Bukit Merah and Commonwealth neighbourhoods.

World leaders past and present, the Lee family and the nation at large came together on a rainy Sunday afternoon to give Singapore's founding father

Lee Kuan Yew a sombre, dignified send-off befitting a statesman respected for the breadth of his vision, wise counsel and passion for his country.

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