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My brothers said that i'm
Rotten to the core
I was the youngest child
So I got by with more
I guess she was tired by
The time I came along
She'd laugh until she cried
I could do no wrong
She would always save me
Because I was her baby

I worked a factory in Ohio
A shrimp boat in the Bayou
I drove a truck in Birmingham
Turned 21 in Cincinnati
Called home to mom and daddy
I said your boy is now a man
She said I don't care if you're 80
You'll always be my baby

She loved that photograph
Of our whole family
She'd always point us out
For all her friends to see
That's Greg he's doin' great
He really loves his job
And Ronnie with his two kids
How 'bout that wife he's got
And that one's kind of crazy
But that one is my baby

I got a call in Alabama
To come home to Louisiana
And come as fast as you can fly
'Cause your mama really needs you
And says she's gotta see you
She might not make it through the night
The whole way I drove 80
So she could see her baby

She looked like she was sleepin'
And my family had been weepin'
By the time I got to her side
And I knew that she'd been taken
And my heart it was breakin'
I never got to say goodbye

I softly kissed that lady...
And cried just like...a baby

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    UnregisteredJan 13, 2012 at 12:36 am
    I love this song. It reminds me of the relationship with my own kids. My sons are always saying how they are men now, and i always tell them they will always be my babies no matter how old they are. I am also the youngest of 9 children and my siblings always said i got anything i wanted because i was the baby of the family.
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    mekenzieJun 12, 2008 at 2:53 am
    this song was introduced to me by one of my x boyfriends.. when we were dating/together he told me to listen to it .. i then became obsessed with it and listened to it 24/7.. i love this song & it will always have a place in my heart! i love the lyrics & what they mean!!

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