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Death of john_lennon

  1. 1. Death of John Lennon By Gabe Gilch
  2. 2. Death of John Lennon <ul><ul><li>Shot by 25 year old Mark David Chapman </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mark David Chapman experimented with marijuana, heroin and LSD in his teens </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Later he became an evangelical Christian </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>thought of Lennon as a hero </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>changed his mind when he read that Lennon had said &quot;We're more popular than Jesus Christ now&quot; </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;The Catcher in the Rye&quot; influenced him </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Death of John Lennon <ul><ul><li>Mark David Chapman was very depressed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Planned to fly to Hawaii, spend all his money, and kill himself </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Couldn't go through with the suicide </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Flew home, fought with his parents, flew back to Hawaii </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2nd attempt </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tried to gas himself in his car </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Survived </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Death of John Lennon <ul><ul><li>Chapman saw Lennon as one who preached simplicity piece and love </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Believed Lennon lived a hypocritical life of luxury in New York </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>He purchased a gun and decided to kill John Lennon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chapman received an autograph from Lennon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A few hours later he shot him </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>After the shooting Chapman made no attempt to flee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>He stood still and read from &quot;The Catcher in the Rye&quot; </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Minutes after hearing the news, crowds gathered and sang </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Imagine </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>In My Life </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Give Peace a Chance </li></ul></ul></ul>

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