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Yoko Ono wants you to smile, builds an app for it

After John Lennon’s death, Yoko Ono found it hard to smile, but she tried to smile for her health. Now she has launched the #smilesfilm iPhone app for people around the world to upload and view pictures of themselves and other people smiling. Her advice to grim-faced folks: ‘Look at yourself in the mirror and force a smile. It is just awkward at first. But after you keep trying it every morning, one day you will start giving your smile to your whole body … and then giving your smile to people with emotion’.

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