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Sun May 26, 2024, 01:12 PM May 26

Latest update on Jimmy Carter [View all]


"He's been in this situation now in hospice for more than a year, and it's amazing because when he first went into hospice, we thought we had a matter of days with him," Jason said.
"Obviously, he's mourned the passing of his wife of 77 years, which is just an unbelievable thing," he added.
But Jason said his grandfather's spirit remain strong.
"He turned 99 last year, and he's been in this hospice situation for so long, and he's so severely limited physically that we've all been worried that he's miserable," Jason shared. "But we had this moment, he and I, last year on his 99th birthday."
"The Carter Center had done this enormous social media project where there were birthday wishes from all over the world, and I was telling him about it," Jason said. "I said, 'Papa we got all these birthday wishes,' and he said, 'From who?'"

"I said, 'Papa, from thousands and thousands and thousands of people' and 'from over 100 countries," Jason recalled. "And he, like, paused and it really hit him in Plains, Georgia, on this day, when he was 99, and he said, '100 countries.'"
"He kind of teared up," the younger Carter shared. "And it's just an incredible idea to think that somebody like that from that little place could have had the impact truly globally that he had, and I think it affected him."

Hope he survives long enough to hear the guilty verdict this week.

Fight on Jimmy the beloved.
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He's still needed. Tetrachloride May 26 #1
Indeed! MyOwnPeace May 26 #2
Every day he's still going the better for the rest of us underpants May 26 #3
President Carter has always been an inspiration to me and more so every day! walkingman May 26 #4
He still is a truly selfless, generous, caring, and compassionate man. calimary May 26 #19
psst , underpants , can you pass the klenix please ,, AllaN01Bear May 26 #5
I know! I just teared up too! nt crickets May 26 #45
tearing up again . AllaN01Bear May 27 #52
A real Christian. rubbersole May 26 #6
I wish him peace and love along with his family Botany May 26 #7
THIS malaise May 26 #10
Hope he sees 100 to match the 100 countries. There's something in my eyes... live love laugh May 26 #8
Thanks for keeping us updated senseandsensibility May 26 #9
I loved that too malaise May 26 #11
Former President Jimmy Carter gademocrat7 May 26 #12
So true malaise May 26 #14
It sounds like he's still having waking periods Warpy May 26 #13
getting closer mdmc May 26 #15
I didn't vote for him, although I could have COL Mustard May 26 #16
i voted for Jimmy DownriverDem May 26 #36
I voted for Ford in 76 COL Mustard May 26 #41
K&R spanone May 26 #17
A good and decent man who has faith with works. surfered May 26 #18
Wonderful story about a truly good human being. Thanks nt spooky3 May 26 #20
A Kind Character really does count... Tikki May 26 #21
Well said malaise May 27 #49
Holy people walk among us Attilatheblond May 26 #22
What a humble man, despite all the evidence of his impact, he continues to be surprised by the respect, love MLAA May 26 #23
So true malaise May 26 #26
I hope you are right about BOTH. Survival and guilty verdict. usaf-vet May 26 #24
Me too malaise May 26 #27
Twofer malaise May 30 #60
What a great man. The greatest statesman of my era. William769 May 26 #25
THIS malaise May 26 #28
A great man.. mountain grammy May 26 #29
You are correct malaise May 26 #33
100 years! AKwannabe May 26 #30
Bless Jimmy Blue Owl May 26 #31
I love Jimmy Carter. stage left May 26 #32
me too mdmc May 26 #35
Thanks. I think of him every day. nolabear May 26 #34
He's a good man malaise May 26 #38
He was Candidate for President the first time I ever voted....I made the right and best decision! A great man CarolinaNC May 26 #37
I don't have the words to properly honor Jimmy Carter. Aristus May 26 #39
I did find that sweet malaise May 26 #42
Stay with us Jimmy! Even to see TSF convicted ! nt TeamProg May 26 #40
Hope Pres. Carter makes it to the 100 club! Initech May 26 #43
I didn't think he's still be alive so who knows malaise May 26 #44
Jimmy Carter Was Born October 1, 1924 n/t DallasNE May 26 #46
He was a man who was "called" to public service John Shaft May 27 #47
Nice malaise May 27 #48
He is Jimmy the beloved. Passages May 27 #50
"Fight on, and take your rest when it's time." He has memorials already built in all the Habitat for Humanity homes ... marble falls May 27 #51
That is real stuff, mal. jaxexpat May 27 #53
Wherever he falls in terms of effective presidents, the one thing we know about Jimmy Carter TBF May 27 #54
I voted for him both times, and I'll never stop being angry at America about the 1980 election. DavidDvorkin May 27 #55
Your wish has come to fruition ... Marcus IM May 30 #56
Yes indeed malaise May 30 #58
Another Kick for Jimmy spanone May 30 #57
Love him malaise May 30 #59
Another Kick From Me For Jimmy WiVoter May 30 #62
He is loved by so many!!! Sparkly May 30 #61
Please consider joining the Jimmy Carter Appreciation Society on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/16374217069 mdmc Jun 12 #63
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