Former President Jimmy Carter endures surgery after breaking hip

After falling and breaking his hip Monday morning, former president Jimmy Carter is recovering from surgery.

According to a statement issued by The Carter Center, the 94-year-old was getting ready to go turkey hunting at his home in Plains, Georgia when he took a tumble.

Following surgery that was called successful by his doctor, Carter is reportedly on the mend at Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus, Georgia with his wife, former first lady Rosalynn, at his side. (The Washington Post)

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