As offensive as that slang/racial slur is to remove it from Huck Finn clearly alters the author's original work and is unacceptable. The word was common for the time period of the author

Posted By: FlyfishingUte
Date: Wednesday 5 January 2011, at 12:59 pm
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such censorship denigrates the original work and does a huge disservice to Mark Twain. I disagree with essentially rewriting a classic like Huck Finn.

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