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DR LEE WEI LING: MY FATHER LKY WOULD CRINGE AT THE EXCESSIVE HERO WORSHIP

Lee Kuan Yew would have cringed at the hero worship just one year after his death. Any veneration could have the opposite effect and lead future generations of Singaporeans to think that my father's actions were motivated by his desire for fame, or creation of a dynasty. He strove hard and determinedly in life to advance Singapore, and not for his place in history, or leaving a great legacy. He is a rare politician and leader, who did what he had to do with no thought to any gain for himself.

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