Jimmy Carter Recovering After Hip Surgery The former U.S. president suffered the injury after a fall at his residence. His organization, The Carter Center, says the accident happened before he was heading out for a turkey hunt. The Carter Center, via statement The 94-year-old underwent the successful procedure at Georgia's Phoebe Sumter Medical Center. The Carter Center says he is now resting and is accompanied by his wife, Rosalynn Carter. The Carter Center, via statement

Jimmy Carter returns home after surgery, will teach Sunday school

President Jimmy Carter was released from Phoebe Sumter Medical Center today and will continue to recuperate from a broken hip at home, according to  information from The Carter Center.

The former president will undergo physical therapy as part of his recovery from hip replacement surgery.

He broke the hip Monday when he took a fall while preparing to go turkey hunting in south Georgia.

The Carter Center said that Carter will teach Sunday school on his regularly scheduled date this weekend at Maranatha Baptist Church. 

Also, Wednesday, former First Lady Rosalynn Carter felt faint and was admitted overnight to the hospital for observation and testing. She left the hospital with President Carter this morning.

Both of the Carter’s extended their thanks to the many people who sent well wishes the past few days.

Monday, both Gov. Brian Kemp and President Donald Trump tweeted out their wishes and support for the 94-year-old former president.

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