Former President Jimmy Carter enters hospital for surgery

By JAY REEVES and SHAMEKA DUDLEY-LOWE

ATLANTA– Previous U.S. President Jimmy Carter was going right into surgical procedure Tuesday early morning at Emory College Health center to alleviate pressure on his brain, his spokesperson said.

The treatment is indicated to resolve bleeding due to his current drops, Deanna Congileo stated in a statement.

Carter has actually fallen a minimum of three times this year. The very first occurrence, in the spring, called for hip substitute surgical treatment. He struck his head falling once again on Oct. 6 as well as got 14 stitches, however still took a trip to Nashville, Tennessee, to aid develop a Habitat for Mankind home shortly thereafter. As well as he was briefly hospitalized after fracturing his hips on Oct. 21.

Carter likewise obtained a dire cancer diagnosis in 2015, revealing that melanoma had infected his liver as well as mind. He was treated with radiation as well as immunotherapy, and later on claimed he was cancer-free.

Almost 4 decades after his presidency, and also in spite of a body that’s failing after 95 years, the nation’s oldest-ever ex-president still educates Sunday school approximately two times a month at Maranatha Baptist Church in his tiny home town of Plains in southwest Georgia. His message is unfailingly regarding Jesus, not himself.

Rev. Tony Lowden, Carter’s pastor, stated the ex-president was hospitalized Monday on what he called “a harsh day.”

“We just require the entire nation to be in prayer for him,” Lowden claimed in a telephone meeting.

The church has introduced that Carter will not be teaching his Sunday school class this week.

Carter is relaxing comfortably, and also his wife, Rosalynn, is with him, Congileo claimed.

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