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Obama: I'm going gray because of job

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DURHAM, N.C. — President Obama acknowledged Monday that the job is making him go gray.

At a high-tech firm in Durham, Mr. Obama reminded workers that he visited them three years ago on the campaign trail.

“Somebody in the plant showed me a picture of the two of us together and I looked so much younger then,” Mr. Obama said. “I’ve got a lot more gray hair now than I did the last time I visited. But I have a better plane so it’s a fair trade.”

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Dave Boyer

Dave Boyer

Dave Boyer is a White House correspondent for The Washington Times. A native of Allentown, Pa., Boyer worked for the Philadelphia Inquirer from 2002 to 2011 and also has covered Congress for the Times. He is a graduate of Penn State University. Boyer can be reached at

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