Regarding the June 8 article “Lee courts discord with Yasukuni visit“: Lee Teng-hui was regarded as a democracy advocate during his years as Taiwan’s president. The Taiwanese fully appreciate his contributions to Taiwan’s society and economy. But his June 7 visit to Yasukuni Shrine (to offer a prayer for his brother who died while fighting for Japan in World War II) shamed many of us Taiwanese and other Asians.

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