FROM READERS: Columbia teen shares fictional story

Saturday, November 24, 2012 | 9:00 a.m. CST

This is a fictional story written by Mary Clare Agnew, a senior at Hickman High School and a student in Nancy White's Creative Writing class, for which this short story was written. Agnew is fond of composition notebooks and said that as a kid she had a crush on the fictional character Tom Sawyer.