The real George Washington may not look like the guy on the dollar bill. Jim Rees of historic Mount Vernon said that Washington and the artist who painted him actually didn't like each other!
"You might say that portrait might be an example of an artist's revenge," Rees says. ... 'What did this guy really look like?'"
So Rees commissioned a group of scientists and artists to recreate Washington at age 57, then age-regress him back to 45, and 19.
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