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Freedom’s Path Plot Summary and Synopsis
When a Union soldier flees from battle, rescue comes unexpectedly from Kitch (RJ Cyler), a free black man and his band of friends. Risking everything, Kitch takes William (Gerran Howell) deep into the woods to the safety of his adopted home. It is here that William discovers Kitch is a part of a secret community of freed slaves, who run a portion of the Underground Railroad. However, when a ruthless an desperate slave catcher (Ewen Bremner) discovers the underground network, he conspires to bring it burning down to the ground.
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