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The truth is in the details. When he (or she) includes numerous unrelated, small details that don't add any extra "luster" or "sparkle" to the story you're being told (remember, his story is being told to get something from you), chances are there's a shred of truth in them [in that portion of the story at least]. From there, the truth gets fuzzy as small details are abandoned to make room for the real drama; so masterfully told, as he sets the trap and you fall for it, taking the bait - hook, line and sinker.
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