The Maternity Pants the librarian had made her fit perfectly and she wondered why such a generous gift. She’d been homeless for almost 4 months now and had found the small town of Independence, Kansas to be a little more friendly than the bigger city she’d come from. People there were afraid of the homeless like they had some sort of disease. Here they sheltered them and people welcomed them with open arms. She was very fond of this small town and only hoped her past wouldn’t catch up with her any time soon.