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

Jimmy Carter revealed new information about the recent health scares for him and his wife Rosalynn.

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.

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"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."

Jimmy Carter Teaches Sunday School

Former President Jimmy Carter is teaching his Sunday school class in Plains, Georgia. It is Carter's first appearance since he fell and broke his hip last month. LIVE coverage on Channel 2 Action News https://2wsb.tv/2K5IvxA

Posted by WSB-TV on Sunday, June 9, 2019


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.

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