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German Row Over Whitewashing The N-word From Children's Books

Posted at 8:08AM Wednesday 30 Jan 2013

A German man whose letter to a publishing house prompted it to expunge the racist sentiment from a classic children's book has spoken of his relief that about the decision, despite the angry backlash and hate mail it has generated.

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