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(Contact Info: larry at larryblakeley.com)

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A listing and access link to all:
song lyrics and mp3 audio files http://www.royblakeley.name/larry_blakeley/songs/ (all of which are a part of this Web site) can be accessed simply by selecting the "htm" file for the song you want;

poetry http://www.royblakeley.name/larry_blakeley/poetry.htm;

quotations http://www.royblakeley.name/larry_blakeley/quotations.htm; and

essays written by Larry Blakeley http://www.royblakeley.name/larry_blakeley/articles/articles_larry_blakeley.htm,

all of which are used to tell the story in this Web site, can be accessed by going to each respective link set out above.

My son, Larry Blakeley http://www.royblakeley.name/larry_blakeley/larryblakeley_photos_jpeg.htm manages this Web site and the following Web sites:

Larry Blakeley (Contact Info: larry at larryblakeley.com)

Leslie (Blakeley) Adkins - my granddaughter

Lori Ann Blakeley (June 20, 1985 - May 4, 2005) - my granddaughter

Evan Blakeley- my grandson

Major Roy James Blakeley (December 10, 1928 - July 22, 1965) - USAF (KIA)

When I was young my dad would say
Come on son let's go out and play

No matter how hard I try
No matter how many tears I cry
No matter how many years go by
I still can't say goodbye

- "I Still Can't Say Goodbye," Performer: Chet Atkins

MP3 audio file/lyrics http://www.royblakeley.name/larry_blakeley/songs/still_cant_say_goodbye.htm

For a larger image click on the photograph.

They shine a little brighter.
They feel a little more.
They touch your life in ways no one has ever done before.
They love a little stronger.
They live to give their best.
They make our lives so blessed.
So why do they go so soon -
the ones with souls so beautiful?
I heard someone say,
"There must be borrowed angels here in this life.
They come along into this world
and make this world bright.
But they can't stay forever
'cause they're Heaven sent
and sometimes Heaven needs them back again."

They reach a little deeper
to see what's in your soul.
And even when they leave, you know,
you'll never let them go.
The world's a little richer
just 'cause they came along.
Their love goes on and on.
So why do they go so soon -
the ones with souls so beautiful?
I heard someone say,
"There must be borrowed angels here in this life.
They come along into this world
and make this world bright.
But they can't stay forever
'cause they're Heaven sent
and sometimes Heaven needs them back again."

How else can you explain
why they're here and not here to stay?
I believe there must be, must be,
borrowed angels here in this life.
They come along into this world
and make this world bright.
But they can't stay forever
'cause they're Heaven sent
and sometimes Heaven needs them back again.
Sometimes Heaven needs them back again.

- "Borrowed Angels," Kristen Chenoweth

MP3 audio file (5.6 MB). http://www.royblakeley.name/larry_blakeley/songs/borrowed_angels.mp3

Album: As I Am

Label: Sony

Release Date: April 5, 2005