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Before, after office: How presidents aged

Published On: Sep 24 2012 10:20:28 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 26 2012 01:00:00 AM CDT

There's a saying that presidents age twice as fast while in office. 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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National Archives and Records Administration

President Kennedy would be assassinated on Nov. 22, 1963, just two years and 10 months into his first term. His was the seventh-shortest term as president. He is shown here on July 11, 1963, at the age of 46.

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