The Little Girl

(C,*G by Harley Allen) (mfb John Michael Montomery on "Brand New Me" 2000)

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Her parents never took the young girl to church
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Never spoke of His name, never read her His word
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Two non-believers walking lost in this world
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Took their baby with them, what a sad little girl
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Her daddy drank all day and her mommy did drugs
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Never wanted to play, or give kisses and hugs
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She'd watch the TV and sit there on the couch
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While her mom fell asleep and her daddy went out
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And the drinking and the fighting just got worse every night
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Behind their couch she'd be hiding, Oh what a sad little life (Music Interlude)
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And like it always does, the bad just got worse
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With every slap and every curse
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Until her daddy in a drunk rage one night
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Used a gun on her mom and then took his life
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And some people from the city took the girl far away
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To a new mom and a new dad, Kisses and hugs every day (Music Interlude)
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Her first day of Sunday school the teacher walked in
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And a small little girl, stared at a picture of Him
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She said I know that man up there on that cross
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I don't know His name, But I know He got off
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Cause He was there in my old house and held me close to his side
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As I hid there behind our couch, That night that my parents died
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