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In Havana, 95-year-old minds Lennon statue’s specs

December 8, 2013 • Entertainment


Juan Gonzalez places glasses on the bronze statue of the late Beatle Jon Lennon in Havana, Cuba, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. When a statue of the late Beatles frontman was inaugurated in a leafy Havana park 13 years ago, souvenir-seekers kept stealing the iconic circular spectacles that adorned it. When officials tried to glue them on, vandals simply broke them off. The solution: Gonzalez, the guardian of John Lennon’s glasses, who has spent nearly all his days at the park for the last 13 years. He places the glasses gently on the crooner’s nose when tourists show up to snap pictures, then Login to read more

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