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There's a man at my house he's so big and strong
He goes to work each day, stays all day long
He comes home each night looking tired and beat
He sits down at the dinner table and has a bite to eat
Never a frown always a smile
When he says to me how's my child
I've been studying hard all day in school
Tryin' to understand the golden rule

Think I'll color this man father
I think I'll color him love
Said I'm gonna color him father
I think I'll color the man love, yes I will

He says education is the thing if you wanna compete
Because without it son, life ain't very sweet
I love this man I don't know why
Jexcept I'll need his strength till the day that I die
My mother loves him and I can tell
By the way she looks at him when he holds my little sister nell
I heard her say just the other day
That if it hadn't been for him she wouldn't have found her way
My real old man he got killed in the war
And she knows she and seven kids couldn't of got very far
She said she thought that she could never love again
And then there he stood with that big wide grin
He married my mother and he took us in
And now we belong to the nman with that big wide grin

Think I'll color this man father
I think I'll color him love
Said I'm gonna color him father
I think I'll color the man love, yes I will



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    UnregisteredJul 17, 2012 at 4:10 pm
    This song has a lot of meaning because it deals with a real life issue. We hear so much about father's who leave wives and kids. We hear about father's who don't pay child support and we hear about father's who abuse their children either physically or sexually. But rarely do we hear songs about real life men who takes on a woman and her kids to start a family all in the name of love. This song is not fantasy. There are men who have raised other men's children and end up being their real father. Any male can be a daddy but it takes a man to be a father!

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