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CHASING DOWN A HERO
Todd Hanna / Jay Clementi

My dad left when I was five
Slowly vanished from my life
Missed my high school graduation
And the day I took my wife
I'd drive slowly by his house
But he never came outside

I've been chasing down a hero
Damn near all my life

There's a missing part of my soul
I'm trying desperately find
Someone that leads the way
It's all gonna be okay
Yeah just out there on my own
While I'm chasing down a hero

So the few the proud the marines
Sounded pretty damn good to me
Just needed a hero
So I signed the dotted line
In the trenches and the convoys
They were right there by my side

I've been chasing down a hero
Damn near all my life
There's a missing part of my soul
I'm trying desperately find
Someone that leads the way
It's all gonna be okay
Yeah just out there on my own
While I'm chasing down a hero

I've looked in the mirror 'cross town and overseas
And finally found them, right in front of me

I've been chasing down a hero
Damn near all my life
That missing part of my soul
Was my children and my wife
With love they lead the way
It's all gonna be okay

I'm not out there on my own
While I'm chasing down a hero
I'm no longer on my own
Cause I found my heroes

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from SW​:​S Retreat - April 26​-​28, 2013, released June 21, 2013

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