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She was only sixteen, only sixteen
I loved her so
But she was too young to fall in love
And I was too young to know

We'd laugh and we'd sing and do the little things
That made my heart glow
But she was too young to fall in love
And I was too young to know

Why did I give my heart so fast
It never will happen again
But I was a mere lad of sixteen
I've aged a year since then

She was only sixteen, only sixteen
With eyes that would glow
But she was too young to fall in love
And I was too young to know

Then why did you give your heart so fast?
Oh, it never will happen again
But you were a mere lad of sixteen
I've aged a year since then

She was only sixteen, only sixteen
With eyes that would glow
But she was too young to fall in love
And I was too young to know

But she was too young to fall in love
And I was too young to know

She was too young to fall in love
And I was too young to know

She was too young to fall in love
And I was too young to know



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    UnregisteredFeb 20, 2012 at 2:45 am
    It means a lot to me cause of my family... And cause i fell in love for the first time just before i turned 16!!

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