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How far is heaven, let's go to-night
I want my daddy to hold me tight.

A little girl was waiting for her daddy one day
It was time to meet him, when she heard her mommy say
Come to mama, darling, please do not cry
Daddy's gone to heaven, way up in the sky.

How Far Is Heaven, when can I go
To see my daddy, he's there, I know
How Far Is Heaven, let's go to-night
I want my daddy to hold me tight.

He was called so suddenly and could not say goodbye
I know that he's in heaven, we'll meet him by and by
The little girl trembled, her tears she could not hide
She looked up towards heaven and then she replied.


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    Janice AshFeb 13, 2013 at 7:41 pm
    I sang this song with my sister Rae Jeanne when we were younger. I for got the words, and really didn't know who sang it. Now I do and I wish I had a CD of the song.
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    Bridgette WintersJan 17, 2013 at 7:36 pm
    To all of us who have lossed are daddys,praise God we will see them again no more pain no more sorrow.
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    Bridgette WintersJan 17, 2013 at 7:34 pm
    wow, This song is a painful reminder of the day, I had to tell Joey Belleque her daddy wasnt comeing back:(
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    UnregisteredJul 17, 2012 at 5:16 pm
    This song was important in our family because my mom sang it to us and i sang it to our children. My mom lost her father when she was a little girl and this song gave her hope that she would see him again.
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    UnregisteredMay 27, 2012 at 2:57 pm
    This is a child wondering how far it is to heaven so she could see her daddy one more time, and she thinks it is just like any road trip. Her little heart is breaking and she is missing her daddy!

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