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Exercise 6 - Towards academic reading
Bias can be very tricky and we often don't realize that we are biased.
Read and answer the following riddle.
A boy named George lived in a small town. After high school, he moved away. For ten years, George did not get any news or information from anyone in the town.

Finally, George went home for a visit. He took a train to the small town. In the train station, George met an old friend of his from high school.

While George and his friend talked in the train station, the friend said, "Six years ago I met someone you never knew, and we got married."

Then the friend said, “Meet my daughter. She is five years old and named after her mother." Right away, George said to the little girl, "Hello Nancy."
How did George know the little girl's name?

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