How presidents have aged while in office

Published On: Sep 24 2012 10:20:28 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 04 2016 10:16:51 AM CDT

There's a saying that presidents age twice as fast while in office. With Thursday marking President Barack Obama's 55th birthday, take a look back over the past 60 years of U.S. presidents and judge for yourself how much the office aged them.

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Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

Here's a 1980 look at both Republican candidates Ronald Reagan, then 69 years old, and George H.W. Bush during a debate in Nashua, N.H., moderated by John Breen (center).

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