The Gospel According to Gabby


Michelle Kane

Smashwords Edition

The Gospel According to Gabby

Copyright © 2012 Michelle Kane

Michelle Kane, Inc.

Detroit, Michigan

Chapter 1

There is no way I am ever going to wear that.

That thing. That hideously plaited monstrosity disguised as a girl’s skirt.

That...that… school uniform!

This is the only thing that goes through my mind as I sit across the desk from Principal Sister Mary Rosa in her office on my first day of school at Our Lady of Perpetual Sorrow Catholic High School.

“What’s the matter, dear?” Sister asks, pushing the questionable item of clothing into my folded arms. “I think this size medium will do you just fine.”

“No, it won’t do me just fine. It’s so, so…plaid. And gray. I don’t do dress codes, especially unflattering private school uniforms. I won’t wear it. You can’t make me wear it,” I say, tossing the uniform skirt on her desk and placing the heel of my boot on top of it. I slump back in my chair, with my feet resting quite comfortably on her desk.

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