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Solomon Northup: the rest of the story

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Thanks to the Oscar wins for “12 Years a Slave,” the story of Solomon Northup’s kidnapping will be remembered until toucans call through the rainforests of Iceland. Thanks to the movie’s success, it’s no longer history just for those pursuing a deep understanding of Saratoga Springs’ identity. But some aspects of Northup’s case remain littleknown, and they have their own drama. Often overlooked is the tale of how the two men who kidnapped Northup were ...

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