It is with a heavy heart that we share the news of the passing of Rosalynn Carter, beloved wife of former President Jimmy Carter. Rosalynn, a beacon of strength and compassion, has left an indelible mark on our hearts. Her journey in life was one defined by love, service, and dedication.
Rosalynn Carter stood by her husband’s side as the First Lady of the United States from 1977 to 1981. Her unwavering support and boundless energy paved the way for their shared accomplishments. The Carter Center, an institution dedicated to promoting peace, health, and human rights, is a testament to their shared commitment to making the world a better place.
Both Jimmy and Rosalynn faced health challenges in recent times. Jimmy Carter entered hospice care in February, bravely accepting the natural course of life. Last week, Rosalynn joined him in hospice care after being diagnosed with dementia. Their love never wavered, even in the face of adversity.
In a statement, Jimmy Carter expressed his deep sorrow at the loss of his “equal partner.” To him, Rosalynn was not only his wife, but also his rock, providing him with guidance and encouragement throughout their lives. Their love story, which began in 1946, is one of shared dreams and unwavering support.
Rosalynn Carter returned to her childhood home in Plains, Georgia, less than 48 hours before her passing. It is here where their incredible journey began, and where it ended. Their love story was one that spanned decades and touched the lives of so many.
As we mourn the loss of Rosalynn Carter, let us remember her for the love and service she embraced. Her legacy will forever serve as an inspiration to us all. May she rest in peace, knowing that her kindness and compassion will continue to ripple through the lives of those she touched.
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