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Former President Jimmy Carter celebrates 98th birthday

Jimmy Carter, the oldest living former US president, celebrated his 98th birthday on Saturday.

The Carter Center — founded in 1982 by him and his wife, former first lady Rosalyn Carter — announced It was to host a week-long virtual celebration for the former president.

“As the longest-lived president in the history of the United States, President Jimmy Carter has lived an amazing life that deserves worldwide celebration,” said Paige Alexander, CEO of the Center. Millions of people have benefited from President Carter’s commitment to making the world a better place, whether in hard-to-reach areas around the world.”

Carter, who served as Georgia’s 76th governor before becoming the 39th president, has authored 30 books, taught classes at the Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, and has been a Habitat for Humanity since leaving the White House. I have done volunteer work in According to the center.

But in recent years, the former president has kept a low profile.he survived 2015 Cancer Diagnosis Had surgery to remove pressure on the brain from a subdural hematoma back in 2019.

Rosalyn Carter celebrated her 95th birthday in August.



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