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Society Yoko Ono's persistent 'imagining': fewer hungry people in the world (+video)

Yoko Ono – artist, musician, and now dancer – rarely permits groups to use John Lennon's songs to promote causes. But hunger and the iconic 'Imagine' have a connection for her, she says.

By Staff writer / December 13, 2013

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Yoko Ono remembers the year she was hungry: 1945, the most shattering year in World War II for a young girl. To escape nightly bombing raids, she, her mother, and two siblings fled to the countryside outside Tokyo, where they lived among farmers and subsisted for months on rations.