World leaders on vacation (11 images)

President Barack Obama is on vacation. Again. And with the slew of photos from his recent visit to the Gulf, we couldn't help but reach back into the archives and bring you our favorite pictures of world leaders taking some time off. Some spent their time industriously, others frivolously and of course, others played golf.
Updated: Aug. 19, 2010 at 1:42 PM
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Sen. Edward M. Kennedy maneuvered his roller sled as he comes down the 380 feet track at Mt. Tom’s Alpine slide in Holyoke on August 7, 1979. Kennedy, his son, daughter, nephews and nieces started his vacation traveling through the western part of the state of Massachusetts. (UPI Photo/Alan Altman/Files)
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