Cheesecake Factory: A Short Story

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A weird feeling surged through me as my friends, Gabby and Julia, and I were going to the Cheesecake Factory, but I pretended it was nothing because I couldn 't wait any longer to eat my Fettuccine Alfredo. When we arrived at the restaurant I felt in heaven because of the smell of Italian food cooking in the kitchen. Once we sat down, Gabby received a phone call. I could already sense something was wrong the second Gabby picked up the phone; my stomach was filled with butterflies that were trying to get out. “Mom what are you talking about…MOM!” Gabby said. Her face turned pale, while her eyes were widening and I could feel the room closing in on us. I never thought this day would come but now it was here right in front of us. I thought I knew what it was like to be in pain, to feel heartache and sadness. This was before I was holding my best friend sobbing in my arms when she found out her father passed away. I met Gabby when she transferred to my high school from Houston, Texas. When we first met I knew we would become best friends, we just clicked so well together. As we grew closer, she told me the most …show more content…

But the first time I met him he looked at me with the biggest smile on his face and said “Gabby tells me so much about you, I’m so glad to finally meet you”. He pulled me in for a hug and I knew he had a heart of gold. When summer rolled around, I started going to Gabby’s house more often because she lived right near the beaches in Nahant. Every time I went to her house I looked forward to seeing John and having long conversations about where to travel when I 'm older, how long he was in the construction business, and what our favorite breakfast foods were. John was the type of person you could sit with for hours and never get bored of talking. He had that personality that could make anyone smile, even on their worst

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