Former President Jimmy Carter Hospitalized With a Fractured Pelvis After Fall In Georgia Home

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ABOVE VIDEO: Former President Jimmy Carter has been hospitalized with a fractured pelvis after falling in his Georgia home Monday night, a spokesperson said in a statement.

(CBS NEWS) – Former President Jimmy Carter has been hospitalized with a fractured pelvis after falling in his Georgia home Monday night, a spokesperson said in a statement. This is the second time 95-year-old Carter has taken a fall at his home in Plains this month.

Carter Center spokesperson Deanne Congileo described Mr. Carter’s injury as a “minor pelvic fracture.” The 39th U.S. president is in “good spirits” at Phoebe Sumter Medical Center and is looking forward to recovering at home, according to the statement.

Mr. Carter previously fell on October 6, just days after his 95th birthday.

He ended up with a black eye and needed 14 stitches, but went ahead with plans to attend the opening ceremony for a Habitat for Humanity build in Nashville along with his wife Rosalynn, who is 92.

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