Christmas Child

(C,*C 4/4 T080 R141(DR) 3:29 Range:9-L1-H2)
2005 by Michael Thomas
(01/08/05, v3 3/13/07)

Intro:  2 lines of verse
Verse 1 (10 bars) 0:12
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I had wished Santa Claus could find a home for me
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With a red (pink) bicycle under a frosted Christmas tree
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A dad to take me to my first soccer game
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A mom to hold and hug and to share her last name
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. Back on that Christmas season

Chorus 1 (11 bars) 0:046
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I became their Christmas child 
  6m                  3m   
A present without a bow
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with freckles across my tiny nose.
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I became their Christmas child 

Verse 2 (10 bars) 1:20
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I helped my new mom make reindeer sugar cookies
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Homemade bread, and chocolate covered candies 
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Sat on daddy's knee in my new warm country home
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I thought, "When I'm grown, I want a Christmas child of my own."
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. And in that Christmas season
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Chorus 2 (11 bars) 1:54
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He'll (She'll) be my Christmas child 
  6m                3m   
A present without a bow
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with freckles across his (her) tiny nose.
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He'll (She'll) be my Christmas child 

Bridge (8 bars) 2:27
2m                       3m
From a crash long ago, I lost my first Mom and Dad
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Now I believe, through Jesus I'll see them in heaven one day.

Chorus 3 (11 bars) 2:52
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He is our Christmas Child
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Through the birth of His royalty
6m               3m   
We'll be one big family
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He is our Christmas Child