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Daddy Long Legs

13

THE SECRET OF HAPPINESS (in D)

Piano/Conductor

11-11-13
(4-pc. orch.)

Music and Lyrics by Paul Gordon


Orchestration by Brad Haak

CUE (JERVIS): "Did you ever hear of such a


discouraging series of events? "

JERVIS: "There in the middle of the


page was the biggest, most beautiful
Daddy Long Legs Ive ever seen.

JERUSHA: "I didn't get to work on my novel until half way through
the afternoon, but when I finally got to my table, I had such a nice surprise.

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JERVIS: "I mean a real one, Daddy, of the eight-legged sort.

I picked him up very carefully by one leg and launched him out of the window. He floated on the wind like a feather and landed
gently on a clump of honeysuckle.

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JERUSHA: "As I watched him go, I thought about today.

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(Con't.) "a crushing tragedy with courage, but to meet the petty
hazards of the day with a laugh I really think that requires spirit."

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JERUSHA: "You know, Daddy, it isn't the big troubles in life that require
character. Anyone can rise to a crisis and face

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