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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President Lyndon B. Johnson on Jan. 9, 1969, 11 days before he leaves office. Johnson was 60 years old when this photo was taken.


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