Former President Jimmy Carter is now heading home to Plains, Georgia to celebrate Thanksgiving and recover.
Jimmy Carter’s pastor says the former president is already “up and walking” just a day after undergoing surgery to relieve pressure on his brain from bleeding linked to recent falls.
There were no complications during the surgery, and Carter is expected to remain in the hospital for observation.
Former President Jimmy Carter was released from the hospital Thurdsady after he suffered another fall at his home in Plains, Georgia, fracturing his pelvis.
Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter, who have been married for 26,765 days, are now officially the longest-married presidential couple as of Thursday, the Carter Center announced in a Facebook post.
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.
The 39th president says he feels fine after needing stitches after the fall.
The 39th president survived a dire cancer diagnosis in 2015 and surpassed George H.W. Bush as the longest-lived U.S. president in history this spring.
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.
Former President Jimmy Carter said Friday he believes President Donald Trump actually lost the 2016 election and is president only because of Russian interference.