George Washington Had Teeth That Actually Were Yanked From The Heads Of His Slaves And Fitted Into His Dentures

Although George Washington considered his enslaved black workers unworthy of proper clothing (among other items), he certainly found their teeth quite worthy, so much so that he replaced a number of his unhealthy teeth with their healthy teeth, to his mouth from their mouth.

Keith Wayne Brown‘s insight:

When considering the issue of slavery… it is essential to recognize that the so-called “slaves” were sentient human beings, not inanimate things. They had personalities. They had aspirations. They had thoughts. They had feelings. They had names and backgrounds. And those names and backgrounds must be made known so that they, as real human beings, are both humanized and personalized.

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