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I kept the right ones out
And let the wrong ones in
Had an angel of mercy
To see me through all my sins
There were times in my life
When I was goin' insane
Tryin' to walk through the pain

And when I lost my grip
And I hit the floor
Yeah, I thought I could leave
But couldn't get out the door
I was so sick n' tired
Of livin' a lie
I was wishing that I would die

It's amazing
With the blink of an eye
You finally see the light
It's amazing
That when the moment arrives
You know you'll be alright
It's amazing
And I'm saying a prayer
For the desperate hearts tonight

That one last shot's a Permanent Vacation
And a how high can you fly with broken wings
Life's a journey - not a destination
And I just can't tell just what tomorrow brings

You have to learn to crawl
Before you learn to walk
But I just couldn't listen
To all that righteous talk
I was out on the street
Just tryin' to survive
Scratchin' to stay alive


"So, from all of us at Aerosmith
To all of you out there, wherever you are.
Remember- the light at the end of the tunnel
May be you. Goodnight!

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    rockerbaby95Jan 2, 2010 at 9:42 pm
    this song means a lot 2 me. it describes my life at a bunch of time periods. my parents & friends are the amazing one, they've helped me make a lot of decisions. and the outcome has always been good
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    AllNightmareLongMar 2, 2010 at 3:15 pm
    This song means so much, I was in a tough time in my life going in and out of mental facilities wantin to kill myself and then i found my girl whom I LOVE WITH ALL MY HEART and she helped me. This SONG MEANS EVERYTHING TO ME.
  • Lady_Kagome
    Lady_KagomeApr 9, 2009 at 11:44 pm
    Love it. Again. Thank god video games. XD
    I really understand the words of the song and I'm happy that someone put this on here ~bows~ Thank you.
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    BigBdaclassicmobsterSep 8, 2008 at 11:11 pm
    Dis is absolutley be a u ti ful Aerosmith is truly legendary I respect dere songs alot Plus I heard dey comin out with a new album.

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