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Yoko: Lennon's Childhood Pain Made Him an 'Incredible Songwriter'

Yoko Ono, widow of music legend John Lennon, spoke with "Extra's" Terri Seymour about her husband's amazing career and how it's all being depicted in the new film, "Nowhere Boy."

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"This is the first time that people would see what happened to John in his childhood, and it was a very painful childhood," Ono said.

The Beatles frontman, who would have turned 70 on Saturday, took all the pain he experienced as a child and released it through music, says Yoko. "It's a blessing in disguise... That experience of pain, that's how he became an incredible songwriter."

"Nowhere Boy" opens in theaters today.