Former President Carter Out of Surgery, No Complications

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was admitted to a hospital for a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain, caused by bleeding due to his recent falls.

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ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter was recovering Tuesday from surgery to relieve pressure from bleeding on his brain. His spokeswoman said there were no complications from the procedure at Emory University Hospital. Carter will remain in the hospital for observation, said Deanna Congileo, his spokeswoman at the Carter Center. Her statement said the Carters thank everyone for the many well-wishes they have received, and she doesn’t anticipate making more announcements until he’s released.…

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