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Amazing Grace carries truth

Through the pouring rain comes the cry of a wounded horse. Two men beat a fallen animal which refuses to stand and continue to pull their cart. A carriage drives up; William Wilburforce, friend of animals and representative in the House of Commons, jumps out and commands them to stop.

Amazing Grace opens in England 1779 with William Wilberforce (Ioan Gruffudd) traveling to his cousin?s mansion to rest, but his dreams are filled with nightmares. The horrors of slavery and his reoccurring defeat in the British Parliament fill his nights and days with restlessness and agony.

His cousins introduce him to Barbara Spooner (Romola Garai), they agree on everything, except slavery.

Wilburforce’s life story back 15 years to his beginning career in the House of Commons. His friendship with William Pitt (Benedict Cumberbatch) clashes with Lord Tarleton (Ciar

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    John DinsdaleSep 11, 2009 at 6:44 am

    Really Mr. Stobbe!?!?! I am your favorite student and I have never been on The Feather with with you.

    You’ve hurt my feelings, and I don’t know if I can recover.

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    Julio IbarraSep 11, 2009 at 6:44 am

    John, maybe one day when you and Mr. Stobbe build as strong of a connection as me and him share; he will put a picture of you and him up! All you can do is hope. 🙂

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    John DinsdaleSep 11, 2009 at 6:44 am

    Julio, little do you know that Stobbe and I have a very special photo planned. Not only will it top yours, mine will be one of the greatest in the Feather’s history.

    Why? Because Stobbe likes me better.

    Sorry Julio. You lose.

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