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Fiske looks at how family lived while Northup a slave

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With the success of Steve McQueen’s film “12 Years a Slave,” almost everyone is familiar with the tragic tale of Solomon Northup, a free black man living in Saratoga Springs who was sold into slavery. But the movie, Ballston Spa’s David Fiske will remind you, didn’t tell the whole story. That’s not a knock on Hollywood or McQueen’s work. Fiske enjoyed the film, but the story didn’t end when Solomon was rescued from slavery in ...


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