The glory days: Political figures as youngsters [SLIDESHOW]

Have you ever wondered what George W. Bush looked like in a uniform, or how Barack and Michelle Obama lounged before they lived in the White House?

Look no further than this photo gallery to see how all the political figures we love or hate — or love to hate — looked in their peak years.

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  • Here Barack Obama is, before he was the 44th POTUS.
  • This cute youngster is first lady Michelle Obama.
  • Even at a young age, BIll Clinton was ready for his close-up.
  • Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had fabulous hair.
  • It appears that former President George W. Bush did, in fact, have a unibrow.
  • Who would have known John McCain was such a stud?
  • Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney was just as WASPy then as he is now.
  • One of the most stylish first ladies in US history, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, was graceful even as a child.

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