Write a story that is a modern day retelling of the ‘Gift of the Magi’ story. Make the setting contemporary and the characters relatable to today’s readers.

This prompt allows modern retelling of a classic story, updating the dilemmas, joys, and lessons of the original to fit a contemporary context. How does the trope of sacrificial love manifest in a 21st century context? This involves exploring themes of love, sacrifice, and the true meaning of gift giving during holidays.

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