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Return I Am Virginia

Scene: 14 - INT. CHURCH - DAY

Virginia enters a church as two women are leaving.

Virginia smiles, and the women leave the church. Virginiasits in the back pew, in the corner.

Thomas, the tanner’s son, cautiously enters the church, andjoins Virginia.

Thomas gathers up his courage.

Virginia squeezes his hand gently.

The two sit in silence.

Virginia smiles warmly. Thomas leaves. Virginia wipes atear from her eye.

Another boy, HENRY, takes his place in the pew.

The rest of the girls, barge into the church and interrupt

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Scene: 14 - INT. CHURCH - DAY