How and why people lie, and the effects
GRAND FORKS — When University of North Dakota student Kelsey Askegaard doesn’t want to go out with her friends, she gives them a false excuse.
Jenni Miska exaggerates her stories to emphasize a point. And Halae Anderson deceives her friends to prevent them from taking advantage of her belongings.
With little white lies, stretching the truth has become a part of these students’ daily lives. And they aren’t alone.
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