National Day 2014: Floating platform erupts in cheers for former PM Lee Kuan Yew

National Day 2014: Floating platform erupts in cheers for former PM Lee Kuan Yew

Mr Lee, 90, was helped to his seat by security officers. Minutes before he made his appearance, it started to drizzle lightly. The 27,000 spectators rose to their feet and erupted in applause and cheers when Mr Lee stood up, waving a mini Singapore flag.


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