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Feb 20 2023
Just days after the Carter Center announced the 98-year-old would live his final days under hospice care at his home, the reality was slowly sinking in for the people who have long called the former president both a neighbor and a friend. “It feels like I’m losing part of me,” said Philip Kurland, who runs the Plains Trading Post, a memorabilia store famed for its extensive collection ofAtlanta Journal-Constitution
Nov 28 2023
Rosalynn Carter was memorialized Tuesday as a matriarch who felt most comfortable among the impoverished and vulnerable as she was mourned by a rare gathering of all living U.S. first ladies and multiple presidents, including her 99-year-old husband Jimmy Carter in the front row.
The tribute service marked the second day of a three-day schedule of public events celebrating the formerAssociated Press
Nov 17 2015
My first lesson in political polarization came when I was in second grade. The assignment was to find out who the president was when we were born. These were the days before Google and none of my friends had the answer, so I turned to the only people in my life old enough to know.
It was Jimmy Carter, Dad told me – and by the way, he was a total failure. But Mom chafed at that. JimmyMSNBC
Nov 20 2023
The death of Rosalynn Carter, and the continued hospice care of her husband of 77 years, shows that for all the talk about the decline of marriage, there is still something about long-married couples that tugs on our collective hearts. When news broke Sunday that Rosalynn Carter had died at 96, just two days after it was announced that she was receiving hospice care herself, one of the clipsDeseret News
Sep 23 2023
Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter visit Georgia festival ahead of former president's 99th birthday, Carter Center says
Former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, took a ride through the Plains Peanut Festival in Plains, Georgia, on Saturday, the Carter Center said in a social media post. “Beautiful day for President & Mrs. Carter to enjoy a ride through the Plains Peanut Festival! And just a week before he turns 99. We’re betting peanut butter ice cream is on the menu for lunch! #JimmyCarter99CNN (Online News)
Nov 29 2023
Former US President Jimmy Carter departs a funeral service for former US First Lady Rosalynn Carter, at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, GeorgiaThe Watauga Democrat
Oct 01 2023
Former President Jimmy Carter turned 99 on Sunday, but because of the threat of a federal government shutdown, his fans began celebrating his birthday a day early. The official birthday bash for the longest-living U.S. president in history had been rescheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday instead of Sunday, which is when the federal funding that helps keep the lights burning at the Jimmy CarterNBC News (Online)
Feb 19 2023
Locals see him as one of their own because, well, he is. He presided for years over the town’s annual Peanut Parade from the balcony of the Plains Historic Inn, cheerfully handing out awards to the proud farmers showing off their antique tractors. He rarely missed a board meeting of the Plains Better Hometown Program or milestone shows at the elegant Rylander Theatre in Americus. His regularAtlanta Journal-Constitution
Sep 15 2023
Former President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter’s grandson said his grandparents remain together and in love, even as they face health challenges.
“They're coming to the end, as we know,” Jason Carter, chairman of the Carter Center’s Board of Trustees and an attorney, told USA TODAY on Thursday.
The Carter Center, the longtime charity created by the formerUSA TODAY
Feb 20 2023
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, 98, has entered hospice care.
The Details: A statement from the Carter Center on Saturday said, "After a series of short hospital stays, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has decided to spend his remaining time at home with his family and receive hospice care instead of additional medical intervention."
For Context: Carter, a Democrat, servedAssociated Press The Hill Washington Examiner