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Every day I drive to work across Flint River bridge
A hundred yards from the spot where me and grandpa fished
There's a piece of his old fruit stand on the side of Sawmill Road
He'd be there peelin' peaches if it was twenty years ago
And what I wouldn't give
To ride around in that old truck with him
If heaven wasn't so far away
I'd pack up the kids and go for the day
Introduce them to their grandpa
Watch 'em laugh at the way he talks
I'd find my long lost cousin John
The one we left back in Vietnam
Show him a picture of his daughter now
She's a doctor and he'd be proud
Then tell him we'd be back in a couple of days
In the rear view mirror we'd all watch 'em wave
Yeah, and losing them wouldn't be so hard to take
If heaven wasn't so far away
I'd hug all three of those girls we lost from the class of '99
And I'd find my bird dog Bo and take him huntin' one more time
I'd ask Hank why he took those pills back in '53
And Janis to sing the second verse of "Me and Bobby McGee"
Sit on a cloud and visit for a while
It'd do me good just to see them smile
If heaven wasn't so far away
I'd pack up the kids and go for the day
Introduce them to their grandpa
Watch 'em laugh at the way he talks
I'd find my long lost cousin John
The one we left back in Vietnam
Show him a picture of his daughter now
She's a doctor and he'd be proud
Then tell him we'd be back in a couple of days
In the rear view mirror we'd all watch 'em wave
Yeah, and losing them wouldn't be so hard to take
If heaven wasn't so far
If heaven wasn't so far
If heaven wasn't so far away
So far away
So far away



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    UnregisteredSep 6, 2012 at 8:58 pm
    I would love to go and visit grandma and grandpa. My grandpa also sold fruit on the side of the road and also worked in a saw mill. I love the song and cry every time i hear it.
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    UnregisteredSep 3, 2012 at 12:09 am
    All of my family,friends,even pets that i've lost in my life! Such a sad world without them,too. Can't wait until i see them all again.
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    UnregisteredJun 19, 2012 at 4:23 am
    I lost my oldest daughter 16 years ago on new years day. I wish i could pack up my other 2 girls and go to heaven so that they could meet their sister.
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    UnregisteredJun 7, 2012 at 12:27 pm
    My dad died when i was 4 i was sad i still cry cuze of it if heaven wasnt so far a way i will go and see my daddy
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    UnregisteredMay 28, 2012 at 5:25 am
    Heaven wasn't so far away means so much to me because my cousin died reccently and my grandfather and other family members were lost and this tellls me never to forget them... I love justin moore for this song it helps me throughout my day and it puts me in better mood because i can remember my lost loved ones... It always makes me wonder why is heaven really so far away... I wouldn't have to wish i was with them i could be with them. But heaven is far away because it's a perfect place where my lost loved ones are and i will always love and miss them no matter what... I have many memories and other things to help me remember them and that is what i'll do especially my 18 year old cousin with a son that just died i love him and i always will i can always remember my cousin because his son looks just like him... And that's how i mostly remember my cousin... I love you my lost loved ones

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