(TheProudRepublic.com) – BREAKING NEWS ALERT: Just moments ago, it was announced that former First Lady Rosalynn Carter has passed away at the age of 96.
Fox News notes in its report of Carter’s death:
“Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter died with her family by her side at her home in Plains, Georgia on Sunday, according to a statement by The Carter Center. She was 96.
“The wife of the 39th President of the United States died after she was admitted to hospice care on Friday.
“‘Rosalynn was my equal partner in everything I ever accomplished,’ President Carter said. ‘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.'”
Additionally, Fox News notes:
“As first lady of Georgia and later the United States, Carter worked tirelessly to create what she called “a more caring society,” a biography by The Carter Center, a nonprofit she and Jimmy Carter co-founded in 1982, notes.
“‘An activist first lady with her own bold agenda, she created a distinct East Wing office from which she set about helping disadvantaged people. Her efforts challenged age discrimination for older adults, encouraged opportunities for people with developmental disabilities, and advanced women’s equality,’ the Center states.”
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