May 28, 2015


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Freedom fighter

Descendants of Canadian carpenter delighted to learn of his real role in 12 Years a Slave story

In the fact-based film 12 Years a Slave, Brad Pitt plays Samuel Bass, a Canadian man who helped Solomon Northup (played by Chiwetel Ejiofor, pictured) regain his freedom.

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In the fact-based film 12 Years a Slave, Brad Pitt plays Samuel Bass, a Canadian man who helped Solomon Northup (played by Chiwetel Ejiofor, pictured) regain his freedom.

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