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(Kim Gannon, Walter Kent, 1943)

I'll be home for Christmas
You can count on me
Please have snow and mistletoe
And presents on the tree

Christmas Eve will find me
Where the love light gleams
I'll be home for Christmas
If only in my dreams



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    UnregisteredDec 5, 2011 at 7:46 pm
    He's just letting his loved ones know he will be with them on christmas, he wants everybody happy and decorating like normal. In the end where he says "if only in my dreams", you realize that cant physically make it but his heart is definately there.
    This happened to me when i was 19 and stationed in berlin. I couldnt get home untill after after christmas was over. It was the worst christmas ever. Especially for someone that always spent it with their family. I also feel that we spend it remembering the ones we have lost and can picture them so clearly smiling and laughing with us on christmas' passed. In my mind i will be back home there as well.

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