Allyssia Barnes

Rookie (01/31/1991)

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The number on his back, Voted captain of his high school football team
Took us all the way to state, got a scholarship to play down in Tennessee
He could run, he could duck, he could throw, he could go like you’ve never seen, Nineteen

But on the day those twin towers came down his whole world turned around
He told em all, yawl I can’t play ball there’s a war on now
So he marched right in with a few good men, and joined the marines
At Nineteen

Well he’s the boy next door, might have carried your bags at the grocery store
He’s somebody’s son, in a hole...

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