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How the great have fallen,
See how life has passed them by.
Was anybody looking in the crystal ball,
When his star was on the rise.

Stuffing his face with canned ham sandwich spread.
He was on the road to stardom, stayed a salesman instead.
What happened?

What makes one kid a star?
What makes the other just another woman's child?
I saw the tv.
Watch the fat kid grin.
Watch America go wild!
But he's not the famous child star anymore,
He's just the funny looking guy in the stereo store.

The fickleness of fame and fortune's caprice
Together changed the life of Mason Reese.

You can still see Mason in the Underwood ads,
At the back of your mind.
Or you can see Mason at the Crazy Eddie store,
On the Upper West Side,
Watching Gary Coleman and Emannuel Lewis.
He knows how much old dwarf child stars mean to us.

The fickleness of fame and fortune's caprice
Together changed the life of Mason Reese.



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