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I'm five years old, it's getting cold, I've got my big coat on
I hear your laugh and look up smiling at you, I run and run
Past the pumpkin patch and the tractor rides, look now, the sky is gold
I hug your legs and fall asleep on the way home

I don't know why all the trees change in the fall
But I know you're not scared of anything at all
Don't know if Snow White's house is near or far away
But I know I had the best day with you today

I'm thirteen now and don't know how my friends could be so mean
I come home crying and you hold me tight and grab the keys
And we drive and drive until we found a town far enough away
And we talk and window shop 'til I've forgotten all their names

I don't know who I'm gonna talk to now at school
But I know I'm laughing on the car ride home with you
Don't know how long it's gonna take to feel okay
But I know I had the best day with you today

I have an excellent father, his strength is making me stronger
God smiles on my little brother, inside and out, he's better than I am
I grew up in a pretty house and I had space to run
And I had the best days with you

There is a video I found from back when I was three
You set up a paint set in the kitchen and you're talking to me
It's the age of princesses and pirate ships and the seven dwarfs
And Daddy's smart and you're the prettiest lady in the whole wide world

And now I know why the all the trees change in the fall
I know you were on my side even when I was wrong
And I love you for giving me your eyes
For staying back and watching me shine
And I didn't know if you knew, so I'm takin' this chance to say
That I had the best day with you today

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    rosecrumbFeb 13, 2009 at 10:23 pm
    omg every time i hear this song i allost start crying cuz i think of my dad (who died 2 yrs ago)
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    taylorswifts1fanFeb 4, 2009 at 7:15 pm
    LOL IF YOU GUYS now taylor swift so much then you would know that they maid alot of mistakes in the song! you guys dont know anything about her
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    pa_roxOct 30, 2009 at 1:10 pm
    this song express how i feel about my family. its so great is can play it again and again and again.
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    sayiwont5683Oct 4, 2009 at 6:50 am
    The lyrics are wrong. i absolutly love this song.
    I have an excellent father;
    his strength is making me stronger,
    God smiles on my little brother;
    inside and out,
    he's better than I AM.

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    shesgotstyleJan 1, 2009 at 8:29 pm
    Everytime I hear this song it makes me think of my mom and how she's always there for me no matter what and the fact that I love her to death for giving me her eyes, and I remember the pumkin patch in elementary school, she always went on my feild trips with me. Wow, makes me realize how much I really do appreciate her!

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