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Lucky As Me 2k15
We're lucky here
Lucky to have the opportunity
And lucky to be alive
We're lucky we don't spend our lives
Cramming for that next exam
To get into that next school
To get into that one college
To graduate and realize that all of that knowledge was useless.
To realize that everything you learned was forgotten
To realize that every chance that you could have taken, should have taken, was lost.
To be able to speak when we wish, if we wish
Against our government, against each other, against ourselves
True, there may be consequences
Maybe labels put on you by others for your ignorance or intelligence
Maybe loss of friendships, and maybe even depression
But we're lucky it's allowed
We're lucky to be born where we were born, to breathe the air we breathe
There are many who don't have this opportunity.
There are many, caged by others, hindered by society,
That don't have this access, this opportunity we have.
We can change this. We can change the world.
Focus on what we have. Find a way to give this to others.
Everyone deserves freedom.
Everyone deserves equality.
Everyone deserves to live, love, and be who they want to be.
So stand up with me. Stand for you, your rights, and that person who's rights have been taken away.
We're the next generation of the world.
We can make the world great if we cared enough to try.
The right to be who you want to be
And not what other people want you to be.
The right to an education.
The right to free speech.
The right to an identity.
The right to be.
Let's make everyone else just as lucky as we are.