Jimmy Carter has always been a man of discipline and habit. But the former president broke routine Sunday, putting off his practice of quietly watching church services online to instead celebrate his 99th birthday with his wife, Rosalynn, and their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren in Plains.
It’s a myth that the former president founded Habitat for Humanity — but the organization’s CEO certainly credits him with putting them on the map. “No one had ever seen a global leader behave like that.”
People from all over the world are leaving kind notes and sharing their favorite photos of the 39th president.
The Carter Center said Saturday that former President Jimmy Carter has entered home hospice care.
Carter, who turned 95 this month, is the longest living president in U.S. history.
The 95-year-old former president needed 14 stitches above his brow after falling early Sunday. But he didn’t let the injury keep him from helping the nonprofit Christian housing organization.
Former President Jimmy Carter took aim at President Trump while speaking at an event in Atlanta, saying it would be a “disaster” if he were to be elected for a second term.