2016 Why I Free Slaves Profiles
The Psychologist | Los Angeles, California
“I free slaves because I can’t not! In my life, I have always been an activist. I know it touched a place in my heart where I have an ache to do this. I will do this until I can’t walk anymore,” says psychologist Sheila Siegel.
The Teacher | Potomac, Maryland
“I free slaves because freedom is so important. I don’t have to give much, I don’t have to do much. But there are people who through that support can really change lives and change the world,” says 8th grade teacher Robert Birk.
The Actress | Los Angeles, California
“I free slaves because I believe we are all created equal. People ask why I have gotten involved with Free the Slaves. I just can’t think of anything that has a higher purpose than putting value on human life,” says actress Virginia Williams.
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