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(olivia newton-john)Wash the blood from my handsTake the pain from my heartI just can’t understandWhat it is that we doWhat’s the thread running throughThe heritage of manHow can I justify to my child what we’re doingWhen I can’t explain it myselfAnd if I close my eyes to the wild silent ruinThen I’m just like everyone elseAnd I cry for their beauty; I cry for their painAnd I cry that my child may not see them againWill I leave her a legacy she’s being deniedOh I pray that we will when I kiss her goodbyeHow can I justify to my child what we’re doingWhen I can’t explain it myselfAnd if I close my eyes to the wild silent ruinThen I’m just like everyone elseOh I dream of a time in the futureWhen we can renurture the damage we’ve doneFor although there’s a dark side to all human natureOur true selves are born in the sunOur true selves are born in the sunPlease explain to me what we have done



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