To Be a Pioneer

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  1. 1. You don’t have to push a handcart,
    Leave your fam’ly dear,
    Or walk a thousand miles or more
    To be a pioneer!
  2. 2. You do need to have great courage,
    Faith to conquer fear,
    And work with might for a cause that’s right
    To be a pioneer!
  3. Words: Ruth Muir Gardner, 1927–1999. © 1980 IRI
    Music: Ruth Muir Gardner, 1927–1999; arr. by Vanja Y. Watkins, b. 1938. © 1980 IRI