If you can get this one without shedding a tear, you don’t have a heart.

The singer is remembering when she was seven and she didn’t know her mother was dying. As an adult, she wonder who has the worst pain – her, for growing up without a mother, or her mother, who knew she was going to be leaving her daughter.

Hey, I called it SAD SONGS WEEK. I’m not messing around, and neither is Lori McKenna.