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This illustration appeared in Solomon Northup's "Twelve Years A Slave," depicting the reunion of Northup with his wife, Anne, upon his return to Glens Falls, N.Y., on Jan. 22, 1853.

Northup descendants organize commemoration of his 1853 release and return to New York

Solomon Northup, whose experience as a free black man sold into slavery has been immortalized in his autobiography and an Academy Award-winning film, was recently honored by his hometown of Glens

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