Jimmy Carter hurt in fall, fracturing pelvis; suffers third fall in recent months

www.christianpost.com | 10/22/2019 | Staff
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Just two weeks after a fall at his home in Plains, Georgia, left him with a black eye and 14 stitches, America’s oldest living former President, Jimmy Carter, was hospitalized Monday after another fall that left him with a “minor pelvic fracture.” It's his third fall in recent months.

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“Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter had a fall yesterday evening at his home in Plains, Ga. He has been admitted to Phoebe Sumter Medical Center for observation and treatment of a minor pelvic fracture. He is in good spirits and is looking forward to recovering at home,” The Carter Center announced in a tweet Tuesday morning.

Carter bumped his head in a fall as he got dressed for church on Oct. 6, but was back to doing charity work for Habitat for Humanity only hours after being treated at hospital.

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These two latest falls also come months after Carter broke his hip during another fall at his home in May ahead of a turkey hunting trip. He was released days later and said he would teach Sunday school that weekend at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains where he and his wife, Rosalynn,...
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