Strawberry Fields, the children's home made famous in the Lennon/McCartney tune, closed its doors forever this week. The children of Strawberry Fields will now be cared for by foster families or will live in a small group home. Strawberry Field assistant manager, Claire Smart, told the Liverpool Daily Post, "Everybody is feeling quite low today, it is sad to see it go. We are just clearing the things out, moving our files and taking the last chance to be together here." Strawberry Fields was saved from closure 21 years ago by a generous cash donation from Yoko Ono.
(kindly submitted by PLUGGED correspondent Joan M. Hopkins)
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