nearvideo former President Jimmy Carter is recovering from hip-replacement surgery after fall
A spokesman says the former President fell in his home in Plains, Georgia.
Former President Jimmy Carter was released on Thursday from the Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Georgia after successful hip replacement surgery.
The Carter Center announced that the 39th president left the hospital and begin physical therapy. Carter, 94, had the procedure after suffering a fall in his house on Monday revealed a broken hip.
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Carter, his wife, former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, left the hospital Thursday morning after being admitted overnight for observation, after you said a bout of weakness, the Carter Center said in a statement.
“Both President and Mrs. Carter to extend their thanks to the many people who sent get-well wishes in the last days,” the statement said.
President Carter is expected that under his regular Sunday School class at the Maranatha Baptist Church this weekend. Earlier this month, democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg visited the class with his man.
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Carter, who served as President from 1977 to 1981, is the oldest living former President after the death of President George H. W. Bush in November 2018.