Welcome to Gail 's Story!

This collection of real-life short stories focus on the amazing, funny, heart-wrenching, or absurd situations in life that stay with us—because we learned lessons, or the people we encountered made an indelible impression on us that we remember years later. Maybe we reversed course because of life-altering circumstances that were out of our control. These are the stories that fascinate me and the ones that I think are worth telling.

Most of the stories found here initially are from my own experiences. I have been a life-long letter-writer, indefatigable e-mailer, photo-taker, and memorabilia-saver. Now, all these elements are coming together as I weave these stories from my life. But eventually, I hope to encourage other writers to submit their real-life stories for consideration here as well. 

Current story categories found in the Posts menu above include Adventure, Animals, Travel, Inspirational People, and Just Life, for lack of a better term.

I hope you enjoy what you read here, and if you have any comments or feedback, I  would welcome a note in the comments section at the end of each story. Also, if you don’t want to miss the next installment, be sure to sign up on my mailing list!

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Gail Bergan

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The Promise by Damon Galgut

A Town Called Solace by Mary Lawson

The Fortune Men by Nadifa Mohamed

How Beautiful We Were by  Imbolo Mbue

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