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12 Years a Slave Movie – Interesting Canadian #Offshore Connection


If you haven’t seen the movie 12 years a slave I suggest you do so. In particular the last 45 minutes is extremely thought provoking. Incredibly the story takes place about 160 years ago. During this time period Canada was at the forefront of helping U.S. slaves escape tyranny. The good news is that the world as come a long way. That said, it is a reminder that “freedom” is a delicate thing. As Ronald Reagan would say:

Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.

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