“When I was about 10 years old, my Dad had let me use my BB gun unsupervised for the first time. Although I didn’t shoot my eye out, I did manage to put a hole in the large window in the garage. A couple weeks later my Dad approached me to ask me what I knew about it and I lied to him. He explained to me that he could tell it was a BB hole and that the hole was about the height of my right shoulder, so he didn’t have a hard time figuring out what happened. He proceeded to tell me that he more upset that I lied to him than he was about me putting a hole in the window. He taught me that once you lie, you will have to keep lying. I never forgot that and have tried hard in life to be as honest as I can at all times.”
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