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Sometimes in our lives
We all have pain
We all have sorrow
But if we are wise
We know that there's always tomorrow

Lean on me, when you're not strong
And I'll be your friend
I'll help you carry on
For it won't be long
'Til I'm gonna need
Somebody to lean on


Please swallow your pride
If I have things you need to borrow
For no one can fill those of your needs
That you won't let show

You just call on me brother, when you need a hand (Chorus)
We all need somebody to lean on
I just might have a problem that you'd understand
We all need somebody to lean on


Second Verse
(Chorus)

If there is a load you have to bear
That you can't carry
I'm right up the road
I'll share your load
If you just call me
(Chorus)
Call me (if you need a friend)
Call me (call me)
Call me (if you need a friend)
Call me (if you ever need a friend)
Call me (call me)
Call me
Call me (if you need A friend)



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    +5
    KELSI-WAFeb 5, 2009 at 12:46 am
    That no matter what, You always have a friend to lean on.
    And no matter how hard life is right now, if you just give it time,
    Soon if will all be better(;
    I love you Sean.
    11.27.07
    Thanks E for being there for me to lean on
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    ToxicsproutJan 16, 2009 at 7:47 pm
    when you cry, I will wipe away your tears
    when you sob, I will hold you tight
    when you have a worry, I will listen
    I will share your fears and help you through difficult times. We are friends and one day, if I need you, I hope you will be there for me too
  • U
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    UnregisteredOct 3, 2013 at 7:26 pm
    This was my mom's song she died June 6th of 2013 and i mis her alot. But she lived by this song and i will always cry when it comes on. She was always there for me and fro her friends. she taught me and my friends to lean on each other when times got tough well they are tough for me now but i have a really good support structure. This song really taught me a lot about the importance of friends and family. I hope you all take it this way too. RIP mom.
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    itsmeYLKMar 6, 2011 at 3:54 am
    life... we cry and we laugh, we love and we get hurt, sometimes we're up and sometimes we're down but no matter matter what, we still have friends which we can lean on and comfort us... thank you guys! :)
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    AdalaideMar 21, 2009 at 12:59 am
    Like in the song We all have some one to lean on even if all it is, is our pets and then one day you will find that somebody special to help take care of you and then you won't be alone anymore.
    Thx Holly
    3/20/09
    luv u! u r my Bffl

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