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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White House Press Office

President John F. Kennedy is shown here in a picture taken in February 1961, one month into his presidency. He was 43 years old when he was inaugurated.


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