John Lennon’s son was born to be his father’s sand-it.
On December 9, 1980 the world lost a music legend when John Lennon was tragically shot dead by Mark David Chapman outside his residence in New York city.
And while many continue to mourn his death nearly 38 years since his passing, to some of us is like if he had never died. Not only because we continued living through his unparalleled music legacy, but also because John Lennon’s son, Sean Lennon, is the spitting image of his late father.
Sure—Julian was John’s first born and he has clearly inherited many of his dad’s artistic talents. But Sean, John Lennon’s son with Yoko Ono, is the reincarnation of his father. Because it can’t just be a coincidence that they are both so alike and were born on October 9th…
But father and son share much more than just their special day. In honor of Sean’s 43rd birthday, here are 8 ways in which John Lennon’s son alikeness with his father goes far beyond being his doppelganger.