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Did George Washington chop down a cherry tree and tell his father the truth?

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Question: Did George Washington chop down a cherry tree and tell his father the truth?
Answer: As far as we know, no. In fact, Washington's biographer, Mason Weems, wrote a book called "The Life of Washington" shortly after his death where he created this myth as a way to show Washington's honesty.

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