It’s a mystery with a deadline: Who cut the family dog’s hair?
Dad gave Owen and Olivia until right before gymnastics practice to come clean, and if the guilty party came forward and confessed, they wouldn’t get into trouble. But neither child was willing to budge. Both Owen and Olivia insisted they hadn’t touched the dog’s hair.
Determined to get to the truth, their father uses a clever method to make the culprit reveal him or herself.
After turning on the camera, Dad gives Owen and Olivia one last chance to confess. Owen cooly states that he didn’t do it and that he has no idea who did.
But Dad has a genius trick up his sleeve…
“Tomorrow morning, mommy is going to take the [dog] hair that she has in a Ziploc baggie, and we’re going to take it to the police station. They’ll tell us who cut the hair,” using fingerprint evidence.
Olivia began to show some signs of distress.
Owen calmly maintained his innocence, explaining to the best of his ability how he knows fingerprinting works. His limited knowledge seemed to startle Olivia, who begged her dad not to go to the police.
The little girl finally admits that she cut the dog’s hair. When asked why she said that she didn’t know. It’s just one of those things that kids think is a good idea — right up until it isn’t.
Thankfully, the dog’s hair will grow back, but these kids will never forget this important lesson: You can’t pull one over on Dad!
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