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How many roads must a man walk down
Before they call him a man?
How many seas must a white dove sail
Before she sleeps in the sand?

How many times must the cannonballs fly
Before they're forever banned?
The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind
The answer is blowing in the wind.

How many years must a mountain exist
Before it is washed to the sea?
How many years can some people exist
Before they're allowed to be free?

How many times can a man turn his head
and pretend that he just doesn't see?
The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind
The answer is blowing in the wind.

How many times must a man look up
Before he can see the sky?
How many ears must one man have
Before he can hear people cry?

How many deaths will it take till he knows
That too many people have died?
The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind
The answer is blowing in the wind.



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    Valerie A. BoyceJan 31, 2013 at 4:50 am
    Another innocent, beautiful, Child of God, is gunned down in Chicago. How many people must die before we know that too many people have died. These lyrics were written in protest of the Vietnam War. I think they now apply to the war in our country.
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    Bev WehrJan 31, 2013 at 5:04 am
    Val - it's too much - I absolutely DO NOT comprehend the minds of those who think we don't need to do anything about guns. I am sick to my stomach thinking of it.

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