Jimmy Carter: from President to elder statesman
The former president turns 96 today
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Since leaving the presidency in 1981, the man from Plains, Georgia has traveled widely as a global humanitarian. In 2002, Jimmy Carter won the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts towards finding peaceful solutions to international conflicts, advancing democracy and human rights, and promoting economic and social development for people in more than 80 countries. Now 95 years old, the elder statesman is the oldest living president, and the longest-retired.
Browse this gallery for a nostalgic look back at Carter's early life, his time in office, and his work and achievements post-presidency.
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