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    Question In the song "God Bless The Child"

    I love the Billie Holiday's rendering of "God Bless the Child" but I can't figure out the meaning of the lyrics:
    "Papa may have, Mama may have but God Bless the child who gots his own"
    His own what???
    This is driving me crazy!

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    Re: In the song "God Bless The Child"

    It is similar to the saying, "God helps those who help themselves." In other words, God likes self-sufficiency.

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