"One Life at a Time"
Music: Michael Goldberg
Lyrics: Eric Worden
Written For: VOLUNTEER Hampton Roads/MAGIC 2002

(1st verse)
Somewhere in the city is a man in need
Never finished school and he cannot read
He's trying but he can't keep a steady job
The world is spinning faster and it just won't stop

(chorus)
But you can make a difference one word at a time
Dedicate yourself to helping out somebody else sometime
'Cause you have something special inside that you need to share
You can make a difference an opportunity to show you care
Yes, you can make a difference Shower people everywhere
All it takes is the decision to try
Raise your hand raise it high
The time is right
You can be a point of light
Take time to spend
A moment in the life of a friend
Make a choice
'Cause everybody has a strong voice
Volunteer

(2nd verse)
Somewhere in the city there's a single mother living in fear
She's got two children to feed it's been a painful year
A constant struggle just to stay on her two feet
But she's not getting' help from him and they're a month from livin' on
the street

(chorus)
But you can make a difference one meal at a time
Dedicate yourself to helping out somebody else sometime
'Cause you have something special inside that you need to share
You can make a difference an opportunity to show you care
Yes, you can make a difference Shower people everywhere
All it takes is the decision to try
Raise your hand raise it high
The time is right
You can be a point of light
Take time to spend
A moment in the life of a friend

Make a choice
'Cause everybody has a strong voice
Volunteer

(solo break)

(3rd verse)
Somewhere, anywhere, everywhere there are people just like you
Elderly - to troubled teens - the streets are mean - they don't know
what to do
The air is getting thick, the rivers aren't for drinking anymore
Quality of life is worth the fight, these are problems we refuse to
ignore

(chorus)
But you can make a difference one life at a time
Dedicate yourself to helping out somebody else sometime
'Cause you have something special inside that you need to share
You can make a difference an opportunity to show you care
Yes, you can make a difference Shower people everywhere
All it takes is the decision to try
Raise your hand raise it high
The time is right
You can be a point of light
Take time to spend
A moment in the life of a friend
Make a choice
'Cause everybody has a strong voice
Volunteer

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