Jimmy Carter Teaches Sunday School in Plains, Georgia

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter speaks to the congregation at Maranatha Baptist Church before teaching Sunday school in his hometown of Plains, Georgia on April 28, 2019. Carter, 94, has taught Sunday school at the church on a regular basis since leaving the White House in 1981, drawing hundreds of visitors who arrive hours before the 10:00 am lesson in order to get a seat and have a photograph taken with the former President and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter. (Photo by Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

PLAINS, Ga. (CBS46) – Former President Jimmy Carter suffered a “minor pelvic fracture” after he fell Tuesday evening at his home in Plains, Georgia, according to The Carter Center.

Carter was admitted to Phoebe Sumter Medical Center for observation and treatment of his injury. The Carter Center said the former president is “in good spirits and is looking forward to recovering at home.”

The 39th President is the oldest U.S. president in history at 95 years old. He suffered injuries a few weeks ago from another fall but was back at work with Habitat for Humanity shortly afterwards.

Carter was released from the hospital on Thursday, October 24 and officials told CBS46, "he is looking forward to continuing to recuperate at his home in Plains, Georgia, and thanks everyone for their kind well wishes." 

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