They seemed so triumphant at the time - the lyrics to country music star Mindy McCready's hope-filled title track to her most-recent album "I'm Still here."
Now, those words sound more like a cry for help.
"On a cold dark cloud, with nowhere to fall but down, like a single, naked, unrelenting tear ... I'm still here."
On Sunday, McCready, whose turbulent personal life overshadowed her success as a chart-topping hit maker, was found dead on the front porch of her Arkansas home - the victim, authorities said, of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. She was 37.
McCready leaves behind two boys - a 6-year-old and a 10-month-old.FULL STORY