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1. Barack Obama
During his visit to Jeffery Katzenberg’s DreamWorks Animation campus in California, Obama mentioned that he has set his eyes to work on his dream job after his presidency.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Obama said, “At least I know what I want to do when I retire … host ESPN’s SportsCenter’s Top 10 List.”

2. Bill Clinton
Bill retired and moved to the suburbs of New York as his wife Hillary campaigned and was later elected as Senator to serve for the state of New York. Bill traveled far and wide, published his memoirs and given lectures. Also, he worked on aid programs with George Bush to help the victims of Tsunami and hurricane on the Gulf Coast.

3. George Bush
Bush has an active retirement because it included a much-publicised break with the NRA, a victorious visit to Kuwait and skydiving. He served on corporate boards and worked on aid programs along with Bill Clinton. He later saw his sons Jeb and George W., being elected as the governors of Florida and Texas respectively.

4. Ronald Reagan
Ronald wrote his autobiography after retiring an Southern California and was active on the lecture circuit for many years. He revealed that he was suffering from Alzheimer’ Disease in the year 1994, subsequently spend his life in reclusive retirement.

5. Jimmy Carter
He is the most active former US President in history since he has been particularly involved in the international diplomacy, like mediating an agreement in Haiti which was held in the year 1994, which helped in restoring exiled President Aristide to power. Both he and his wife Rosalyn have been active in programs of social justice, including ‘Habitat and Humanity.’ Carter has also published a number of books including commentary on politics and faith, his memoirs and a book of poetry. He also received the Nobel Prize for Peace in the year 2002.

6. Gerald Ford
He enjoyed his retirement in Palm Springs by playing golf, skiing, and serving on the boards of a number of corporations.

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