I decided long ago never to walk in anyone’s shadow if I fail, if I succeed at least I did as I believe.
Greatest Love of All written by Michael Masser and Linda Creed. Creed wrote the lyrics in the midst of her struggle with breast cancer. The words describe her feelings about coping with great challenges that one must face in life, being strong during those challenges whether you succeed or fail, and passing that strength on to children to carry with them into their adult lives. Creed eventually succumbed to the disease in April 1986 at the age of 36; at the time her song was an international hit by Whitney Houston.