How presidents have aged while in office

Published On: Sep 24 2012 10:20:28 PM CDT   Updated On: Nov 08 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

There's a saying that presidents age twice as fast while in office. With Election Day finally here, we'll soon find out whether Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump get to be the next to test that theory. In the meantime, 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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Former President Carter is seen here talking during a news conference in Atlanta on Aug. 20, 2015. Carter, who was 90 when this photo was taken, was announcing he had melanoma that had spread to his liver and brain. He was treated via surgery, radiation and a relatively new form of immunotherapy, and announced on Dec. 6, 2015, that he was cancer free.


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