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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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    UnregisteredApr 14, 2012 at 12:36 pm
    This song is my inperation. It tells the story of a little girl, losing her daddy before she could meet him. It makes me sad when i read or listen to this song, it hits me hard. It's a powerful song and that is why i love it so much
    tamahra mason.
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    UnregisteredJan 19, 2012 at 5:48 pm
    My mom always sang this song to all 6 of her kids. It made us all cry, not sure why our dad was still alive. In 1998 we lost our oldest brother now i sing the song to my 3 kids, only i change daddy to uncle, and i still cry. Rip big bro

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