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  • FILE - In this undated photo, author Mark Twain, born Samuel Clemen, is shown.  (AP Photo, file)

    Mark Twain remains censored, and uncensored

    Mark Twain was the kind of man who might tell an off-color joke, then grievously apologize, who wrote stories and essays he knew would offend and kept others private for the same reason.

  • Mark Twain (AP Photo/The Mark Twain House & Museum, file)

    New edition removes Mark Twain's 'offensive' words

    Mark Twain wrote that "the difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter." A new edition of "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and "Tom Sawyer" will try to find out if that holds true by replacing the N-word with "slave" in an effort not to offend readers.

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