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Give Money a Chance

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Give Money a Chance

Give Money a Chance

Give Money a Chance

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John Lennon scribbled the lyrics to his anti-Vietnam War song "Give Peace a Chance" on a piece of cardboard during his bed-in protest in Montreal in 1969. At the protest, the Beatle befriended a doe-eyed teenager named Gail Renard, and eventually gave her the handwritten lyrics. The teenager, now all grown up, is preparing to auction off the lyrics, which are estimated to sell for up to a half-million dollars. She talks with Guy Raz.