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Meet the Authors Who Turned “12 Years a Slave” Into a Children’s Book

  The film 12 Years a Slave, which opens across the United States on November 1, is already a top Oscar contender, but this isn’t the first time Solomon Northup’s story has been told. Northup, a free African American who was kidnapped into slavery in 1841 and freed in 1853, told it himself in his…