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America 2049: Ken Asaba_Testimonial

Ken Asaba describes his experience as a gay youth in Uganda, his harrowing journey to America, and his ongoing struggle for human rights. Asaba is a character in the game America 2049. In this intolerant future country, Asaba has been tortured for his sexual orientation, but he won't give up hope. Will you help him build a better America? America 2049 is Breakthrough's first-of-its-kind transmedia thriller, bringing human rights into Facebook games and new audiences into action for human rights. The multi platform experience parachutes players into the year 2049 to help change the direction of America today. America 2049 is the first game to integrate the world's largest social networking platform with original videos and graphics, clues planted across the Internet, and real-life events. It features appearances by celebrity actors Harold Perrineau, Victor Garber, Cherry Jones, Anthony Rapp, and Margaret Cho, who donated their time to help put a face on complex issues. By immersing us in a virtual future, America 2049 inspires us to build a real America with human rights for all. Play now: www.america2049.com