Former US first lady and humanitarian Rosalynn Carter dead at 96

20 November 2023
2023-11-20 10:17

US President Joe Biden paid tribute to former US first lady Rosalynn Carter, the wife of former president Jimmy Carter, died on Sunday at age 96 at the couple's home in Georgia.Carter was best known for her work post White House, as she and her husband championed human rights, democracy and health issues around the world.

She had joined her husband in at-home hospice care on Friday after being diagnosed with dementia in May. "She gave me wise guidance and encouragement when I needed it. As long as Rosalynn was in the world, I always knew somebody loved and supported me," the former Democratic president said.

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