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    In 1990, Ben Affleck was a senior at Cambridge Rindge & Latin in Cambridge, Mass. The actor was the talk of Hollywood when he was named People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive in 2002, but his recent directorial turns in "Gone Baby Gone" and "The Town" prove that he's still a Massachusetts man at heart.<p></p><p></p> <b><a href="http://abc.go.com/watch/25-years-of-sexy-people-magazines-sexiest-man-alive/SH5598279/VD5598659/25-years-of-sexy-people-magazines-sexiest-man" target="external">Watch "25 Years of Sexy: People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive!" here.</a></b>
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    Matt Damon, a childhood pal of Affleck's, also attended Cambridge Rindge & Latin, graduating in 1988. Damon was named Sexiest Man Alive in 2007. <p></p><p></p> <b><a href="http://abc.go.com/watch/25-years-of-sexy-people-magazines-sexiest-man-alive/SH5598279/VD5598659/25-years-of-sexy-people-magazines-sexiest-man" target="external">Watch "25 Years of Sexy: People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive!" here.</a></b>
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    This Oscar winner was a junior at Mainland High School in Daytona Beach, Fla. in 1971. Denzel Washington was named Sexiest Man Alive in 1996 and since then, let's just say he's been "Unstoppable."<p></p> <b><a href="http://abc.go.com/watch/25-years-of-sexy-people-magazines-sexiest-man-alive/SH5598279/VD5598659/25-years-of-sexy-people-magazines-sexiest-man" target="external">Watch "25 Years of Sexy: People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive!" here.</a></b>
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    Brad Pitt has won the Sexiest Man Alive title twice, but in 1979, the tow-headed Pitt was more cute than studly as a freshman at Kickapoo High School in Springfield, Mo. <p></p><p></p> <b><a href="http://abc.go.com/watch/25-years-of-sexy-people-magazines-sexiest-man-alive/SH5598279/VD5598659/25-years-of-sexy-people-magazines-sexiest-man" target="external">Watch "25 Years of Sexy: People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive!" here.</a></b>
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    Sixteen years before Mark Harmon became the second-ever Sexiest Man Alive, the "St. Elsewhere" star was a senior in 1970 at Harvard High School in North Hollywood, Calif. <p></p><p></p> <b><a href="http://abc.go.com/watch/25-years-of-sexy-people-magazines-sexiest-man-alive/SH5598279/VD5598659/25-years-of-sexy-people-magazines-sexiest-man" target="external">Watch "25 Years of Sexy: People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive!" here.</a></b>
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    Playing an adventurous archaeology professor in "Indiana Jones" is part of 1998 Sexiest Man Alive Harrison Ford's claim to fame, but in 1960, Ford was the student. He's shown here in his senior year at Maine Township East High School in Park Ridge, Ill. <p></p><p></p> <b><a href="http://abc.go.com/watch/25-years-of-sexy-people-magazines-sexiest-man-alive/SH5598279/VD5598659/25-years-of-sexy-people-magazines-sexiest-man" target="external">Watch "25 Years of Sexy: People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive!" here.</a></b>
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    Five years before 2005 Sexiest Man Alive Matthew McConaughey played a mustachioed lothario in 1993's "Dazed and Confused," a more clean cut McConaughey was a senior at Longview High School in Longview, Texas. <p></p><p></p> <b><a href="http://abc.go.com/watch/25-years-of-sexy-people-magazines-sexiest-man-alive/SH5598279/VD5598659/25-years-of-sexy-people-magazines-sexiest-man" target="external">Watch "25 Years of Sexy: People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive!" here.</a></b>
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    As a teenager, George Clooney suffered a bout with Bell's palsy, a temporary form of facial paralysis caused by damage to the cranial nerve, that helps explain his appearance in this 1976 photo. At the time, the future two-time Sexiest Man Alive winner as a freshman at Augusta High School in Augusta, Ky. <p></p><p></p> <b><a href="http://abc.go.com/watch/25-years-of-sexy-people-magazines-sexiest-man-alive/SH5598279/VD5598659/25-years-of-sexy-people-magazines-sexiest-man" target="external">Watch "25 Years of Sexy: People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive!" here.</a></b>
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    Decades before he became a silver fox, Richard Gere was a dark-haired senior at North Syracuse Central High School in Syracuse, N.Y., graduating in 1967. Gere was the male half of the Sexiest Couple of the Year in 1993, sharing the title with his then-wife supermodel Cindy Crawford. <p></p><p></p> <b><a href="http://abc.go.com/watch/25-years-of-sexy-people-magazines-sexiest-man-alive/SH5598279/VD5598659/25-years-of-sexy-people-magazines-sexiest-man" target="external">Watch "25 Years of Sexy: People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive!" here.</a></b>
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