Former US President Jimmy Carter celebrated his 99th birthday on Sunday while still receiving end-of-life care with his wife in his hometown of Plains, Georgia.
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On this occasion, more than 14,000 people sent him their wishes through his foundation, the Carter Center, which he established mosaic In his photo he collects messages sent by his fans.
Many personalities also wished him a happy birthday, including former President Barack Obama.
“You have inspired so many people with your leadership, character, and commitment to service,” he wrote on X (formerly Twitter).
Current US President Joe Biden also addressed him in a video clip.
Despite his physical limitations due to his illness, Jimmy Carter will be well aware of the love he has received since he announced that he is receiving palliative care, according to what his son Jason Carter tells the American media to CNN.
The person who was President of the United States from 1977 to 1981 will also stay well informed about the news and latest results for his favorite baseball team, the Atlanta Braves.
Jason Carter says the sympathy expressed by the public over the past few months has helped him personally cope with the fact that his father is in his final moments.
“I wasn’t prepared to experience such daily sadness,” Jason Carter explains. Doing this publicly has been amazing because of the support we receive.
He adds that his parents are “at home, in love, and they know they are.”
“You can’t get more out of life than they got, and they know it,” he adds. “My father is at peace.”
The Carter family will gather on Sunday to celebrate this anniversary in private.
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