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Dramatic Before-and-After Photos of How Presidents Have Aged in Office
Leading the United States of America is an incredibly large job—so much so that the impact of being president really shows physically on these men once their term is over.
Barack Obama, 2009Carolyn Kaster/Shutterstock
President Barack Obama looks out over the crowd on the day of his inauguration as President of the United States on January 18, 2009. Check out these astonishing facts you never knew about U.S. presidents.
Barack Obama, 2017REX/Shutterstock
Obama, eight years later, talks about the Affordable Care Act during an interview with Vox.
George W. Bush, 2001REX/Shutterstock
George W. Bush was sworn in as the 43rd President of the United States in 2001. These 8 words and phrases you use were actually made up by presidents.
George W. Bush, 2009REX/Shutterstock
He gave his farewell speech to the nation on January 15, 2009.
Bill Clinton, 1993Patsy Lynch/Shutterstock
Bill Clinton addresses the crowd at an economic progress conference during his first year as president. Can you guess the U.S. state that produced the most presidents?
Bill Clinton, 2001ERIK C PENDZICH/Shutterstock
After serving as president for eight years, Clinton participates in a democratic rally.
George H. W. Bush, 1989J. Scott Applewhite/Shutterstock
In October of his first year as president, the Loma Prieta earthquake struck northern California. Here he talks to reporters about how they are working to assess the damage. Check out these strange things that former presidents have banned from the White House.
George H. W. Bush, 1993Marcy Nighswander/Shutterstock
President Bush honors Points of Light recipients at the end of his presidential term.
Ronald Reagan, 1981REX/Shutterstock
Ronald Reagan was sworn in as the 40th President of the United States in 1981. Here he is pictured with his wife, Nancy, waving at the crowd during the Inaugural Parade.
Ronald Reagan, 1989Katsumi Kasahara/Shutterstock
After eight years in office, former President Reagan delivers a speech in Tokyo, Japan with his wife by his side. A lot of presidents had little-known talents. Can you guess what Reagan’s was?
Jimmy Carter, 1977Bob Daugherty/Shutterstock
The 39th president, Jimmy Carter, shows the crowd a valve invented by Lawrence Gurick (left) used on Navy ships. Gurick was awarded $25,000 by President Carter for his efforts in the Federal Incentive Awards program.
Jimmy Carter, 1981Nara Archives/Shutterstock
After serving one term as president, Carter gives a speech at an Air Base in Germany in 1981. Next, check out these mind-blowing facts about the White House you probably missed in history class.