Ex-President Jimmy Carter Has Black Eye, Stitches After Fall

Former President Jimmy Carter had a black eye and 14 stitches after falling at his Georgia home, but made it to an evening concert in Tennessee to rally volunteers ahead of his 36th home building project for Habitat for Humanity.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter had a black eye and 14 stitches after falling at his Georgia home, but made it to an evening concert in Tennessee to rally volunteers ahead of his 36th home building project for Habitat for Humanity. The 39th president fell at his home in Plains, Georgia, and required the stitches above his brow. By evening, Carter was on stage at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville with his…

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