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The Friday Fix

Microfiction

Bad Choice, Bob

The Friday Fix story prompt: The Worst Gift

Alexandru Georgescu

Bob drew Michelle’s name for the Christmas gift exchange at work. Great, he thought, I barely know her.

He bought a box of fancy cupcakes. Who doesn’t like cupcakes?

Michelle opened the box and started crying.

“What’s wrong?” Bob asked.

“My fiancé just broke up with me. He’s a baker.”

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