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Yoko Ono, son swap memories for Day of Listening

- Associated Press - Friday, November 26, 2010

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sean Lennon is finding connections with his 77-year-old mother, Yoko Ono _ not about the Beatles or John Lennon _ but about her life in an interview broadcast on NPR as part of a national oral history project.

In the interview aired Friday, Ono recalls meeting her father for the first time when she was not yet 3 years old. Ono says her mother was from a very rich family, and it made her father feel insecure.

Still, Ono says her mother would send her father to work as a banker in a chauffeured car. But he would get out two blocks from his office to walk so he wouldn't be seen with a driver.

The 35-year-old Sean Lennon reveals to his mother that he used to do the same thing when she sent him to school in a limo.

Ono says it must be a DNA memory that led to the same experience.

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