Most of us probably have a very vivid picture of how a US president looks. However, before men become the most powerful people in the free world, they are regular guys just like us. For example, Harry S. Truman was a timekeeper in the railway, while Andrew Johnson was a tailor.
To illustrate that one day they were just like us, Bored Panda has collected a list of portraits of US presidents when they were young. You can barely recognize them, and if you think presidency is an easy job – take a look at how presidents look before and after their terms in office.
Barack Obama, Age 18
Theodore Roosevelt, Age 20
Bill Clinton, Age 22 And 26
John F. Kennedy, Age 21 And 20
Abraham Lincoln, Late 30s (Earliest Confirmed Photo)
Ronald Reagan, Age 29
Franklin Roosevelt, Age 18
Gerald Ford, Age 18 And 20
Jimmy Carter, Age 18
Woodrow Willson, About 19 Years Old