In Bud Not Buddy put rule #3 in your own words

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Completely agree with #2 here - an unfortunate reality of Bud's life is that the truth is often not acceptable and/or would get him into lots of trouble. His position as a foster kid, a dependent who is taken into people's homes makes him naturally untrustworthy in other's opinion, and therefore he has learned the hard way that lying is sometimes the best option, but to do so you need to learn to lie effectively. It is clear...

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