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Kimberly Burris / Ken Jordan / Amy Speace

Even though I served I didn’t really know
Didn’t really get it till I watched him go
My only son, maybe I’d seen too much
I was afraid didn’t make a fuss

When I was in ‘Nam it was one day at a time
Didn’t think of home life was on the line
No time to worry and I didn’t care
To my folks at home it wasn’t fair

To those of us who’ve been there
It’s shoot kill and maim
Forget the propaganda
All wars are just the same

As his carrier came out of the mist
My heart remembered what it had missed
I was one of the few who got to see
My baby boy come home to me

To those of us who’ve been there
No matter what the name
Forget the propaganda
All wars are just the same

To those of us who’ve been there
Call it by any name
No matter what they tell us
All wars are just the same


from SW​:​S Retreat - September 2015, released November 5, 2015
© 2015 Amy Speace Music / SongwritingWith:Soldiers Music (ASCAP)


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