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Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2011 10:39:53 -0700
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Pat Oliphant commented this morning:

And Shelley Fishkin's column left wondering that inserting "slave" in 
Pap's rant makes it totally worthless!

Take care,


Judy and Bob Huddleston
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We know that these reminiscences cannot be strictly true … The greatest heroes of the war are still in the land of the living, for they are ourselves, and in telling our stories we generally so proportion the details with each repetition as to magnify more and more our errors until with frequent telling we end with actually believing ourselves to be the very heroes our stories make us out to be.

Peter Michie, “Reminiscences of Cadet and Army Service”

On 1/6/2011 8:13 AM, Kevin J. Bochynski wrote:
> Here are more voices in the discussion of the "new" _Huck_. With commentary
> by authors, educators and Mark Twain scholar, Shelley Fisher Fishkin.
> The NY Daily News
> --Kevin. B