Singaporeans Leave Flowers, Cards as Lee's Health Worsens

March 22, 2015 5:14 AM

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As the health of Singapore's founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew deteriorated on the weekend, thousands of Singaporeans visited his hospital and a community center to leave flowers, gifts and emotional messages of support.

Lee, 91, was hospitalized in early February with severe pneumonia. In the past week his condition has worsened to critically ill and the government has given daily updates. The latest, on Sunday, said he had "weakened further."

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