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08/04/2010 09:11 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Helen Thomas Birthday: Journalist Turns 90 (PHOTOS)

Barack Obama isn't the only August 4th baby in Washington.

Former White House Correspondent Helen Thomas, who resigned over controversial comments she made about Israel in June, turns 90 Wednesday (the same day the President turns 49).

In 2009, Obama surprised Thomas in the briefing room with cupcakes and candles to mark their shared birthdays.

Below, review Thomas's career in photos:

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BEFORE YOU GO
Helen Thomas Through The Years
PHOTO GALLERY
Helen Thomas Through The Years