Jimmy Carter makes first church appearance after brain surgery
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Former President Carter returned to his hometown church this weekend, marking his first public appearance at his usual place of worship since he underwent brain surgery last month.

According to The Associated Press, Carter was spotted alongside his wife, former first lady Rosalynn Carter, taking part in services at the Maranatha Baptist Church based in Plains, Ga., on Sunday.

While there, the Carters also reportedly received prayer from other members of the church.


Jimmy CarterJimmy CarterNew Hampshire only exacerbates Democratic Party agita Doctors group breaks from health care industry with support for 'Medicare for All' This will be a wild weekend in New Hampshire MORE was admitted to the Emory University Hospital last month to undergo surgery intended to relieve pressure on his brain that had been caused by bleeding. He was released in late November after the procedure proved successful.

The surgery followed a series of falls the former president has suffered in recent months, leading to injuries including a fractured pelvis in mid-to-late October, as well as the brain bleeding treated with the November surgery.

Jimmy Carter, who is the longest-living former president in U.S. history, has continued to volunteer and teach Sunday school despite the injuries he has sustained in recent months.

Earlier this year, the former president drew viral praise in early October after he volunteered to help build homes for Habitat for Humanity in Tennessee a day after suffering a fall in his Georgia home that left him with a bruised eye.