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Reasons I Can't Hate Yoko

On the occasion of John Lennon's 73rd birthday, I have a confession.

I don't hate Yoko.

Yeah, she may have been a catalyst that led to the break-up of the Beatles. But she's done some pretty cool things along the way that I feel deserve recognition.

1. She donates all the royalties from "Imagine" to Amnesty International.

2. Yoko never stopped working for peace. Every year she lights the John Lennon Imagine Peace Tower on John's birthday. She calls it a Tower of Light which emanates wisdom, healing and joy, and communicates awareness to the whole world that peace & love is what connects all lives on Earth.

3. She's taken a hard-line stand against frac sand mining.

4. She inspired some pretty cool songs, like "Woman," "Real Love," and "Ballad of John & Yoko."  Not to mention Barenaked Ladies "Be My Yoko Ono."

5. Hey, if John liked her, she can't all bad.



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