President Jimmy Carter recovering after surgery in Atlanta

President Jimmy Carter recovering after surgery in Atlanta
President Jimmy Carter (Source: President Jimmy Carter/Facebook)

ATLANTA, Ga. (WALB) - Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter is recovering at Emory University Hospital following surgery, according to The Carter Center.

Officials said Carter had a procedure on his brain to relieve pressure caused by bleeding because of recent falls.

The Carter Center said there were no complications from the surgery and the former president will remain in the hospital for observation.

“President and Mrs. Carter thank everyone for the many well-wishes they have received,” the Carter Center said in a statement.

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