Intro D C D G D
[D]She was [G]just a [D]girl of [G]nineteen years
When she set out on
She left a brother and four [G]sisters
And her parents back at [D]home
[G]reason [D]she was [G]leaving, she saw no future [C]here
To full fill her one am[G]bition, to make [D]nursing her ca[G]reer.[D]
To the [G]old church in Romford that's where she went to [C]train
And it would be a [G]long long time before she'd
be home a[D]gain
She [G]said good[D]bye to [G]all her friends and the one's that she loved [C]dear
As she left her home
for [G]London to [D]make nursing her ca[G]reer.
She was [C]just a neneteen year old girl
who loved her parents [G]dear
But she [D]left her home in Ireland to make [C]nursing [D]her car[G]eer.
[C] [D] [G]
Many [Ab]hours of work and study, oh how time passed a[C#]way
with her fellow [Ab]students on congradation [Eb]day.
Be[Ab]fore she [Eb]gradu[Ab]ated, for weeks she saved the [C#]fare
bring her mam and dad from [Ab]Ireland for her [Eb]special day to [Ab]share.[Eb]
[Ab]drunk man in a speeding car, stole her dream a[C#]way
And her parents never [Ab]seen the girl on her special [Eb]day
never [Ab]did re[Eb]turn to [Ab]Ireland and some times she shed a [C#]tear
As she recalls the day she [Ab]left [Eb]home
to make nursing her car[Ab]eer.
She was just a [C#]neneteen
year old girl who loved her parents [Ab]dear
But she [Eb]left her home in Ireland to make [C#]nursing [Ab]her career.
she [Eb]left her home in [Ab]Ireland to make [C#]nursing her car[Ab]eer