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# Debut Chart
1 Sep '99 Country
30 Oct '99 Hot 100

Lyrics

When a single mom goes out On a date with somebody new It always winds up feeling more Like a job interview My mama used to wonder If she'd ever meet someone Who wouldn't find out about me And then turn around and run I met the man I call my dad When I was five years old He took my mom out to a movie And for once, I got to go


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A few months later I remember lying there in bed I overheard him pop the question And I prayed that she'd say yes And then All of a sudden Oh, it seemed so strange to me How we went from something's missing To a family Looking back, all I can say about All the things he did for me Is I hope I'm at least half the dad That he didn't have to be I met the girl that's now my wife About three years ago We had the perfect marriage But we wanted something more Now here I stand surrounded By our family and friends Crowded round the nursery window As they bring the baby in And now All of a sudden Oh, it seems so strange to me How we've gone from something's missing To a family Looking through the glass I think about the man Who's standing next to me And I hope I'm at least half the dad That he didn't have to be Looking back, all I can say about All the things he did for me Is I hope I'm at least half the dad That he didn't have to be Yeah, I hope I'm at least half the dad That he didn't have to be Because he didn't have to be You know he didn't have to be

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