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Carroll Kiphen Male  
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#1 | Posted: 2 Dec 2012 15:59
Silver Star
Chorus
Don't call me a hero
Just give me my Purple Heart.
I don't want the glory.
You can keep your Silver Star.
Verse
Pin it on a brave man
Let him wear it in his grave.
It's the least you can do
to honor the life he gave.
I just did what I had to do
but fate let me survive.
If it wasn't for his sacrifice
I wouldn't be here alive.
Chorus
Don't call me a hero
Just give me my Purple Heart.
I don't want the glory.
You can keep your Silver Star.
Verse
I took out three snipers
and a guy with an RPG.
If someone had to die
I'd just as soon it be me.
Don't call me a hero
For trying to stay alive
I was just luckier
than some of the other guys.
Chorus
Don't call me a hero
Just give me my Purple Heart.
I don't want the glory.
You can keep your Silver Star.
Verse
I'm out of the hospital
And on to the street;
got no place to call home
and little to eat.
They won't hire a cripple
they don't like the scars.
You trying paying rent
with a silver star.
Bridge
They give you those shiny medals
Then forget that you're alive.
That lousy silver star
doesn't fill the hole inside.
I'm back here in the states
But the scars all still remain
War is a reality
Not some damn video game.
 
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