Freedom Center Documentary

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Freedom Center Documentary 
The Freedom Center Underground Railroad Museum in Cincinnati, Ohio is creating a documentary paralleling modern day anti-slavery heroes with the heroes of the abolitionist movement of the 1800s. This documentary will be primarily used in embassies, governments, and educational systems.
2012-07-25 13:52:06 GMT
2012-07-31 01:00:00 (GMT -08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) 
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The Voice Actor should be located in:
Fixed - USD 300
30 minutes
English - USA and Canada
African American circa 1840s
Young Adult Male OR Middle Age Male
• Audio files must be delivered via FTP/Dropbox/Google Drive/cloud
• Deliver edited and finished voice tracks
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This is a non-union project

Script Details

custom demo required 
I can speak of Slavery only so far as it came under my own observation—only so far as I have known and experienced it in my own person.

My object is, to give a candid and truthful statement of facts: to repeat the story of my life, without exaggeration, leaving it for others to determine, whether even the pages of fiction present a picture of more cruel wrong or a severer bondage.

As far back as I have been able to ascertain, my ancestors on the paternal side were slaves in Rhode Island. They belonged to a family by the name of Northup, one of whom, removing to the State of New York, settled at Hoosic, in Rensselaer county. He brought with him Mintus Northup, my father. On the death of this gentleman, which must have occurred some fifty years ago, my father became free, having been emancipated by a direction in the will of his master which must have occurred some fifty years ago.

Henry B. Northup, Esq., of Sandy Hill, a distinguished counselor at law, and the man to whom, under Providence, I am indebted for my present liberty, and my return to the society of my wife and children, is a relative of the family in which my forefathers were thus held to service, and from which they took the name I bear. To this fact may be attributed the persevering interest he has taken in my behalf.

Sometime after my father's liberation, he removed to the town of Minerva, Essex county, N. Y., where I was born, in the month of July, 1808. 
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