Yoko Ono to commemorate John Lennon's 75th birthday with world's largest human peace sign

Yoko Ono Plans Largest Peace Sign for John Lennon's 75th Birthday

In honor of what would have been John Lennon's 75th birthday, Yoko Ono is organizing the world's largest human peace sign.

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The event will take place at New York's Central Park on Oct. 6, according to Rolling Stone. Lennon's birthday is on Oct. 9.

The news was reportedly announced at a John Lennon Educational Tour Bus stop outside New York's City Hall, where Ono was joined by children and city officials.

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Yoko Ono to commemorate John Lennon's 75th birthday with world's largest human peace sign
381935 01: FILE PHOTO: John Lennon and Yoko Ono in an undated photo taken in New York, NY in the 1970's. (Photo by Brenda Chase/Online)
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381935 02: FILE PHOTO: John Lennon and Yoko Ono in New York, NY in 1980. (Photo by Brenda Chase/Newsmakers)
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247144 04: Two roses lay on the memorial to John Lennon December 2, 1995 in New York City. The memorial to Lennon in Central Park called, 'Strawberry Fields' still continues to draw people who leave tributes to him. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Liaison)
251181 03: Portrait stamps of singer John Lennon are displayed January 4, 1996 in USA. The commemorative stamp collection designed by renowned artist Yuan Lee captures the many faces of John Lennon marking the fifteenth anniversary of Lennon's death. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Liaison)

In an attempt to set a Guinness World Record, Ono wants to get 6,000 to 10,000 people involved in creating the human peace sign. All ages are welcome for the free event, and Ono's Imagine Peace will accept donations for the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus, which is a non-profit mobile facility that allows students to get audio and video recording experience.

Interested participants can sign up on-site by Noon EST, or in advance here. An aerial photograph showing the human peace sign will take place at 12:30 p.m. EST.

Soon after the announcement was made, Ono tweeted, encouraging followers to "just start thinking PEACE."

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