News"His spirit is as strong as ever" says Jason Carter about his grandad Jimmy Carter

"His spirit is as strong as ever" says Jason Carter about his grandad Jimmy Carter

Governor Jimmy Carter attends the Democratic Party convention at Madison Square Garden on July 12, 1976 in New York City, New York.   (Photo by Santi Visalli/Getty Images)
Governor Jimmy Carter attends the Democratic Party convention at Madison Square Garden on July 12, 1976 in New York City, New York. (Photo by Santi Visalli/Getty Images)
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9:05 AM EST, February 19, 2024, updated: 9:33 AM EST, February 19, 2024

He is the oldest living former President of the United States of America. He is almost one hundred years old and has spent a whole year in hospice now.

The former president decided to be taken care of in his home and spend time with his family. In 2015 he was diagnosed with cancer, and from that time on, he has gone through a lot. Last year, he was taken under hospice care in his home and lives with his family. Now, his grandson gives information about his condition.

We quote after CNN:

One year after entering hospice care, President Carter continues to be at home with his family. The Carter Family is grateful for the many expressions of love they have received and the continued respect for their privacy during this time.

The family is pleased that his decision last year to enter hospice care has sparked so many family discussions across the country on an important subject

Carter family said on Sunday during an issued statement.

Jimmy Carter was the president of the United States from 1977 to 1981, during the turbulent time of the Cold War era. He was born in 1924 in Georgia. After their career in the U.S. Navy and a short farming episode, he embarked on his political journey. For four years, since 1963 to 1967 he was a Georgian state senator and later became the governor of Georgia,. He served in this office from 1971 to 1975 and became the president of the United States two years later, succeeding Gerald Ford. After his presidency period, together with his beloved wife Rosalyn Carter, who solemnly passed away in 2023, created the Carter Center. They travelled around the world in order to spread peace, monitor elections and help to fight against diseases. In 2002, he received a Nobel Peace Prize.

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