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CSS Text height and Div height

I have a Div with

      height: 120px;
      margin: auto;

I have a another Div with
      font-size:20px;
      line-height:1;
      padding-top : 25px;

I then have HTML
<div id="Header">
     <div class="headerText">
           <span id="ctl00_lblTitle" class="headerText">My Text</span>
      </div>
 </div>

I would expect "My Text" to appear in the center of the first Div  as (120-20)/2=25 but it does not.

How do I fix this?
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PhotoCompManager
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PhotoCompManager
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sjklein42Commented:
(120-20)/2=25

I don't think so.  I think it equals 50

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Gurvinder Pal SinghCommented:
try

<div id="Header">
     <div class="headerText">
           <span id="ctl00_lblTitle" class="headerText">My Text</span>
      </div>
 </div>

.headerText
{
   width:120px;
}
.headerText span
{
   width:20px;
   margin-left:50px;
}
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PhotoCompManagerAuthor Commented:
Gurvinder 372 - I need to align vertically not horizontally

Sjklein42 - true - the problems of making a simplified version for the question!

However the issue is still the same with  
      font-size:20px;
      line-height:1;
      padding-top : 50px;

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Gurvinder Pal SinghCommented:
then do the same thing with top and bottom margin

<div id="Header">
     <div class="headerText">
           <span id="ctl00_lblTitle">My Text</span>
      </div>
 </div>

.headerText
{
   height:120px;
}
.headerText span
{
   height:20px;
   margin-top:50px;
}

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