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Obama, France's Hollande Make Pilgrimage to Jefferson's Monticello

U.S. President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande tour Thomas Jefferson's plantation estate Monday in a show of solidarity for Franco-American ties that have endured for more than two centuries—despite the occasional tempest. The visit to Monticello, home to America's third president, showcases a relationship that stretches back to the founding of the U.S. in the late 18th century.

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