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Could Be #3


"Don't listen to them! They're feeding you all lies! Lies, I tell you!"
The woman turned to her son. "Ignore him, that sort never know what they're saying."
The boy nodded. It wasn't the first time he heard such things.
"Then why do they say it?" he wondered.
His mother thought about it for a moment. "Maybe because they think they're doing us a favor."
"Mom, what if they are right?"
"Some of them are right. They just happen to make themselves look bad, then no one believes them."
"Why is that?"
"Because they don't know better. No one does."

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