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Jimmy Carter celebrating 96th birthday at home in Georgia

Greg Nash

Thursday is former President Carter’s 96th birthday, marking another year for the longest living former president.

Carter and his wife, Rosalynn Carter, plan to celebrate at home in Plains, Ga., a spokeswoman for the Carter Center told The Associated Press.

As of last year, the Carters are also the longest-married presidential couple in history. They’ve been married 74 years.

Jimmy Carter underwent brain surgery last November due to internal bleeding. The procedure was successful and Carter’s first public appearance after was at his longtime church, where he teaches Sunday school.

Carter, a Democrat, has criticized President Trump’s policies in the past, including Trump halting funding to the World Heath Organization.

“It would be a disaster to have four more years of Trump,” he said last year at an event at the Carter Center in Atlanta.

Carter has not endorsed in the presidential election and is not commenting this close to November, his spokeswoman told the AP.

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