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  • Only a white lie, my dear Count.

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  •   "So you lied," I said.
      "A white lie, but yes. Sorry," she said, trying to smile, but when I didn’t smile back, she turned around in her seat and faced forward.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder
  •   "You told me it was an IQ test," I said.
      "I know, well, that was a white lie," she answered. "It was a test you needed to take to get into the school.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder

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