How presidents have aged while in office

Published On: Sep 24 2012 10:20:28 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 04 2015 09:46:36 AM CDT

There's a saying that presidents age twice as fast while in office. If that's true, be sure to wish President Barack Obama a happy 54th birthday on Tuesday and then see how he and other presidents have aged while in office.

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Carter's predecessor was President Gerald Ford, who is seen here on Aug. 9, 1974, being sworn in by Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger after the resignation of President Richard Nixon. Ford was 61 when he was sworn in as president.


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