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Sarah Beth is scared to death
To hear what the doctor will say
She hasn't been well
Since the day that she fell
And the bruise it just won't go away
So she sits and she waits with her mother and dad
And flips through an old magazine
Till the nurse with a smile
Stands at the door
And says will you please come with me

Sarah Beth is scared to death
Cause the doctor just told her the news
Between the red cells and white
Something's not right
But we're gonna take care of you

Six chances in ten it won't come back again
With the therapy were gonna try
It's just been approved
It's the strongest there is
I think we caught it in time

Sarah Beth closes her eyes
She dreams she's dancing
Around and around without any cares
And her very first love is holding her close
And the soft wind is blowing her hair

Sarah Beth is scared to death
As she sits holding her mom
Cause it would be a mistake
For someone to take
A girl with no hair to the prom

For just this morning right there on her pillow
Was the cruelest of any surprise
And she cried when she gathered it all in her hands
The proof that she couldn't deny

Sarah Beth closes her eyes
She dreams she's dancing
Around and around without any cares
And her very first love was holding her close
And the soft wind is blowing her hair

Its quarter to seven
That boys at the door
And her daddy ushers him in
And when he takes off his cap
They all start to cry
Cause this mornin where his hair had been
Softly she touches just skin

And they go dancin
Around and around without any cares
And her very first true love was holding her close
And for a moment she isn't scared



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    This song is about the a young vibrant young lady seemingly healthy who is diagnosed with luekemia. A parent and childs worse nightmares. He escape is to dream of dancing with the love of her life at prom. This is probably what keeps her spirit going to face the treatments she encounters. This a song that is dear to my heart since I lost my mom to cancer and have faced it myself. The battle is not only physical cancer takes such a mental toll on you that at times it seems easier to give up then to endure one more treatment and be sick one more day.
    Rf is the only band that could do justice to this song and I want to thank them for this song.

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