UPDATE (10:30 a.m. ET): Jimmy Carter underwent successful brain surgery and “will remain in the hospital as long as advisable for observation.” (USA Today)
Former President Jimmy Carter was taken to the hospital Monday in preparation for an operation to reduce pressure on his brain, due to bleeding from his recent falls, a spokesperson said.
The procedure is set for Tuesday morning at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.
According to a spokesperson, Carter was reportedly “resting comfortably, and his wife, Rosalynn, is with him.”
The 95-year-old Carter is the oldest living American president. He was last hospitalized on October 21st after he broke his pelvis. That was his third fall this year. (ABC News)
- Get well soon, Jimmy.
- Carter recently said during a Sunday school service that he’s “at ease with death.”
- Carter is amazing. He overcame cancer and he was recently photographed working on a house of Habitat for Humanity.