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What American Historical Figures Actually Looked Like As Kids

Updated January 29, 2021 32.5k views17 items

In the nearly two and a half centuries since the United States was officially formed, many historical figures have made a significant impact on the country. People such as Thomas Edison, Babe Ruth, and Jackie Kennedy have all transformed America in some way - sometimes, even the world. But well before these figures did great things, they were children. Seeing these US historical figures so young can be a little jarring, but their childhood photos offer a rare glimpse into the past.

Some of these child or baby pictures look just as you might have imagined, but others are more surprising.