Son Told: Daddy's Dead

I am not sure what newpaper this article appeared in. I only have the clipping. This article was written in the aftermath of John Lennon's death on December 8, 1980.

NEW YORK (UPI)-The following is the text of Yoko Ono's statement on how she told her 5-year-old son, Sean, his father was killed:

"I told Sean what happened. I showed him the picture of his father on the cover of the paper and explained the situation. I took Sean the spot where John lay after he was shot. Sean wanted to know why the person shot John if he liked John. I explained that he was probably a confused person. Sean said we should find out if he was confused or if he really meant to kill John. I said that was up to the court. He asked what court - a tennis court or a basketball court. That's how Sean used to talk to his father. They were buddies. John would have been proud of Sean if he had heard this. Sean cried later. He also said, 'Now daddy is part of God. I guess when you die you become bigger because you're part of everything.'"

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