After months of palliative care at home, former U.S. Pres Jimmy Carter He surprised people in his hometown with his public appearance. Carter and his wife Rosalyn On Saturday, she showed up in a dark-colored limousine at the Peanuts Parade in the small community of Plains, Georgia. Carter used to be a peanut farmer himself.
“A beautiful day for President & Mrs. Carter to enjoy a ride through the Plains Peanut Festival. Just a week before his 99th birthday,” the Carter Foundation wrote on Twitter (X). Maybe we had peanut butter ice cream for lunch.
Carter, 98, has been receiving palliative care at home with his family since mid-February. The foundation he founded announced at the time that the former president did not want to take any further medical steps after a series of hospital stays. In mid-August, one of Carter’s grandchildren said, referring to his grandfather’s health: “We are in the final chapter.”
Carter was President of the United States from 1977 to 1981, when he was replaced by Republican Ronald Reagan. He is the oldest living former US president. In 2002, Carter received the Nobel Peace Prize for his international achievements. He has been married to his wife, Rosalyn (96), for 77 years.
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