Many would give anything to become President. It is the highest office in our nation and a role highly regarded around the world. But being President is no easy task and can really wear on the person who is in the position. Here are eight stunning photographs of presidents before and after their term in office. You can see from the images that they have suffered a noticeable physical deterioration, most likely as a result of their high pressure role. Apparently, being President is not easy; they are always stressed, they deal with a lot of pressure and endure many economic and social problems for an entire nation. Look at the accelerated rate in which these men have aged.
A recent study has shown that stress shortens a person's life span. After looking at these images and their high-pressure positions, you may not be the first person raising your hand to take on this role.