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Family lead Lee Rigby tributes

Memorial services for Drummer Lee Rigby have been held in his home city of Manchester and in Woolwich, with his family paying tribute at the spot in south London where the 25-year-old soldier was killed last Wednesday.

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£600,000 donated to Help For Heroes since attack

Help for Heroes has experienced a huge surge in donations since the death of Drummer Lee Rigby, a spokesman confirmed.

Since Wednesday the charity has received almost £600,000. A spokesman said:

Help For Heroes has been the unexpected focus of this spontaneous and instinctive desire to counter evil with good. Since Wednesday afternoon H4H has received almost £600,000 in money and pledges from the great British public and donations continue to come in.

Every penny that is donated by the public in response to Lee's death will help support his brothers and sisters in arms for years to come.

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