• Jimmy Carter teaches Sunday school for 1st time since hip surgery


    PLAINS, Ga. - Weeks after he suffered a broken hip, Jimmy Carter is getting back to his normal routine. That includes the former president returning to teach Sunday school.

    Carter returned to Maranatha Baptist Church in his hometown of Plains for his first Sunday school class since his hip surgery.

    During his sermon, Carter revealed new information about his health and another health scare for his wife Rosalynn.

    "I broke my hip three weeks ago. I was waiting for Rosalynn to come pick me up and I got a phone call saying Rosalynn had a stroke and can't speak. I almost fainted. It was a TIA - a temporary inability - so after two days we came home and we've been home ever since."

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    Carter, the oldest living president at 94, broke his hip when he fell at his home in Plains as he left to go turkey hunting.

    Carter originally planned to teach days after his surgery, but he had to cancel those plans. His niece Jim Fuller taught that lesson instead. 

    After his sermon and the following church service, Carter stayed to greet those in attendance. 

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