Fiction — “Birthday Present”

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Anne was all wound up one day when Debbie, her best friend, had brought her a birthday present she didn’t like. It was a nice, gold bracelet, but Anne didn’t wear bracelets. She couldn’t imagine what Debbie was thinking when she bought her this gift. Anne paced not knowing what to do with it and while she wore a hole in the kitchen floor, she wondered if she should give it back to her. She was upset, but she didn’t know if maybe she was…