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Cynthia Lennon Dies; Wife of Beatle John Lennon, Before Bitter Divorce

Cynthia Lennon, the first wife of late Beatle John Lennon, who went through a bitter divorce and estrangement from the acclaimed musician, died today (Apr. 1) after a bout with cancer. She was 75. Cynthia died at her home in Mallorca, Spain “following a short but brave battle with cancer,” according to a statement on a memorial Web site. “Her son Julian Lennon was at her bedside throughout. The family are thankful for your prayers. Please respect their privacy at this difficult time,” it said....