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Thomas Jefferson owned hundreds of slaves, yet he also wrote that "all men are created equal." How did he square the contradictions between his values and his everyday life? ericfoltz/Getty Images hide caption

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A $35 million project is underway at Monticello to re-create or restore spaces where Thomas Jefferson's slaves worked and lived. ©Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello hide caption

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Monticello Restoration Project Puts An Increased Focus On Jefferson's Slaves

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