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They may be eras and ideologies apart, but what united five living U.S. presidents (the elder President Bush is not pictured) on a cloudless day in April was a celebration—both of the opening of the George W. Bush Presidential Center and the rare brotherhood of sitting behind the desk at the Oval Office. 


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Photographer Paul Morse of Washington, D.C., was waiting for the right moment, which came just before the presidents were called up onstage. “I had a feeling something like this moment would happen so I positioned myself where they would all be looking forward and just waited a few moments. President Clinton reached over to tell President Bush something and all four broke into laughter.”