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They're playin' guitars with stars their eyes on Broadway
They're just paying their dues and waitin' for news on a big break
I wish you were here
Cuz sometimes I get lonely
Guess I'm not the only new girl in town

Mama I promise I'll be alright
I'll call to say I love you every night
I'm just tryin' to write the story of my life
You know all about this dream I gotta chase
I get a little closer everyday
California's not that far away
I'm not that far away

So many new faces and beautiful places in this town
I'm learnin' the ropes on this crazy road I'm goin' down
I'm makin' my way
No one said that it'd be easy
Trust me believe me
I'm where I belong

Mama I promise I'll be alright
I'll call to say I love you every night
I'm just tryin' to write the story of my life
You know all about this dream I gotta chase
I get a little closer everyday
California is not that far away
I'm not that far away

We're miles apart
But you're in my heart
I keep you with me everywhere I go

Mama I promise I'll be alright
I'll call to say I love you every night
I'm just tryin' to write the story of my life ohh
You know all about this dream I gotta chase
I get a little closer everyday
California is not that far away
I'm not that far away

I'm not that far away
I'm not that far away



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    mileycyrusrocksAug 14, 2010 at 8:16 pm
    wow she rocks!!! this is like the NEW SIDE of jennette!!! i wish i could meet her! and i guess nobody knew she COULD SING!!! rock on jennette!
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    UnregisteredAug 19, 2012 at 7:09 am
    Jenette mccurdy has been my hero and inspiration since the day i found out about shes amazing she can sing act and do so much other things i just wish i could meet her!!
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    UnregisteredAug 5, 2012 at 11:13 am
    Jennette mccurdy was away from home, and this is a song telling her mum and the world how much she missed her!
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    UnregisteredJul 26, 2012 at 5:44 pm
    No matter how bad your feeling the person you love wether it be your mum or anybody else will never be as far away as you may think and you must never forget that they will always love you
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    UnregisteredJul 25, 2012 at 8:21 pm
    This song makes me feel better about myself and that however upset i am i'm never far away from the thing i want most

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