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Yoko Ono tweets photo of John Lennon's bloodied glasses

www.npr.org Published: March 22, 2013
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photo - Image of the glasses worn by John Lennon on the day he was shot and killed in 1980. Photo via NPR
Image of the glasses worn by John Lennon on the day he was shot and killed in 1980. Photo via NPR

Yoko Ono, the widow of slain Beatle John Lennon, has taken a stance on the issue of gun control by tweeting a photo of the blood-spattered eyeglasses worn by the musician when he was fatally shot by a deranged fan in 1980.

Over 1,057,000 people have been killed by guns in the USA since John Lennon was shot and killed on 8 Dec 1980. twitter.com/yokoono/status…

— Yoko Ono (@yokoono) March 20, 2013
NPR reports that the image of Lennon’s bloodied spectacles also appeared on the cover of Ono’s 1981 album "Season of Glass."

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