Rosalynn Carter

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Remembering Rosalynn Carter and the challenges she overcame as first lady

BY: - November 27, 2023

As I write this, the airwaves, online news sites and print media are filled with tributes to Rosalynn Carter, the former first lady who passed away Sunday at the age of 96. It is likely that many are learning of her groundbreaking years as first lady and her post-presidential work — beyond building houses for […]

Rosalynn Carter acclaimed by admirers for her pioneering advocacy for mental health, caregiving

BY: - November 20, 2023

Former first lady Rosalynn Carter has died, according to the Carter Center, leaving a rich legacy of championing mental health and women’s rights. She will be buried at the ranch house in Plains she and former President Jimmy Carter built in 1961. She died Sunday just days after the family announced she had entered hospice […]

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On his 99th birthday, Jimmy Carter is fondly remembered for hammering in the hills of Kentucky

BY: - October 1, 2023

The lively young girl was excited about her brand-new home, as well she should be. It had been built in a miraculous five hot and sometimes rainy days, by a gang of friendly volunteers with Habitat for Humanity. She was showing me what would soon be her very own room. Telling me where she planned […]