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Before-and-after photos show how dramatically presidents aged in office

Posted On: 17 Feb 2020   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Before-and-after photos show how dramatically presidents aged in office

Upon leaving office, President Barack Obama seemed to be the latest victim of the expedited presidential aging process that has been known to plague presidents, causing them to appear to age faster because of the stress of the office.
Over the last 50 years, signs of aging have grown more noticeable as presidents are constantly photographed.
Side-by-side photographs capture presidents' changing faces from inauguration to their last day in the White House.
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As President Barack Obama reflected on his time in office, he had a way of acknowledging his waning time in the position: a joke about his graying hair.
"Right now, we are waging war under authorities provided by Congress over 15 years ago - 15 years ago," he said in December 2016.
"I had no gray hair 15 years ago."
Indeed, despite his close-cut hairstyle, it was impossible not to notice the trademark presidential graying, as the president's short black hair became more of a salt-and-pepper color.
And though some...

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