Children of the Dust
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For how long can we close our eyes
As another child dies?
For how long can we turn away
And don’t do and don’t say?
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In a far away land
That is hostile to man
Children are crying in the dust
Children are dying in the dust
Children are buried in the dust
For a lack of clean water
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So please don’t turn away
No, don’t you turn away
Help them live another day
Please help them live another day
All they need is clean water
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So much sorrow, so much sorrow
But if you’d care
They will see tomorrow
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For how long can we close our eyes
As another child dies?
For how long can we turn away
And don’t do and don’t say?
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Thousand’s silently die
Can you hear their last cries?
They are children without a voice
Their lives in pain they have no choice
No they have nothing to rejoice
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Just give them clean water
I’m saying for Christs sake
When will the world awake?
They drink from a polluted well
Where cholera and poison dwells
Their lives are just a living hell
Help them drink clean water
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So please don’t turn away
No, don’t you turn away
Help them live another day
Please help them live another day
All they need is water
Just give them clean water
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So please don’t turn away
No, don’t you turn away
Help them live another day
Please help them live another day
All they need is water
Just give them clean water
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Paul Robert Thomas

Children of the Dust by ‘Les Paul’s’ (The Paul’s) is a song for charity to help provide clean drinking water to the orphaned children of the village of Kikuhe in Tanzania by the charity Zerf Productions (charity No. 889243853RR0001) with all proceeds from the song going to help the children.

Visit their new website HERE and e-mail for more information to zerf@sympatico.ca

 

Please download the charity single Children of the Dust on iTunes on Amazon on Google Play 

Please visit the Children of the Dust charity shop to help too HERE all proceeds go to help the children – Thank You.

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8 comments

berny suenn

Hello ‘Les Paul’s’ or (The Paul’s)….good to see that in this world are people who don’t see the privileged side of life….it’s rare nowadays…..let me wish you a lot of success in your projects and personally.
Thanks.
Greetings Berny

Wilhelmina Fredericks

Dear !! Les Paul’s: How can I ever thank you for giving our orphan children a voice in Africa. You have changed my life and theirs with the song Children of Dust
Never ever again , will we receive such a precious gift , of a soulful meaningful song. the listeners will, not turn away any more. You gave us a voice
Thank You Blessings to you both
Wilhelmina Fredericks

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