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Claire had all but given up
When she and Edwin fell in love
She touched his face and shook her head
In disbelief she sighed and said
In many dreams I've held you near
Now at last you're really here

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Where have you been?
I've looked for you for ever and a day
Where have you been?
I'm just not myself when you're away

He asked her for her hand for life
Then she became a salesman's wife
He was home each night by 8
But one stormy evening he was late
Her frightened tears fell to the floor
Until his key turned in the door

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They'd never spent a night apart
For 60 yrs she heard him snore
Now they're in a hospital
In seperate beds on different floors

Claire soon lost her memory, forgot the names of family
She never spoke a word again
Then one day they wheeled him in
He held her hand and stroked her hair
In a fragile voice she said

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Where have you been
Ive looked for you forever and a day
Where have you been
Im just not myself when your away
Im just not myself when your away



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    UnregisteredSep 5, 2012 at 8:03 pm
    This song is true love between soul mates. My grandparents where this away till my grandpa died. We all thoght we would lose grandma soon after but she said she wanted to stay alive so she could make sure the grand children and great grandchildren know my grand pa through her eyes.
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    UnregisteredJul 18, 2012 at 5:52 pm
    I am in tears reading these lyrics, makes me think of my parents whom i believe are in heaven. Also makes me think about my husband, who found me when no-one else could.

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