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Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), well known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist.Twain is noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884), which has been called "the Great American Novel," and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876). He also wrote poetry, short stories, essays, and non-fiction.

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Two state Assembly members want New Jersey school districts to stop teaching Mark Twain’s novel “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” because of racist language and themes in the 134-year-old story.