Former President Jimmy Carter had a black eye and 14 stitches after falling Sunday at his Georgia residence, nonetheless made it to a evening dwell efficiency in Tennessee to rally volunteers ahead of his 36th residence developing mission for Habitat for Humanity.
The 39th president fell earlier inside the day at his residence in Plains, Georgia, and required the stitches above his brow. By Sunday evening, Carter was on stage on the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville with his partner Rosalynn, 92, to talk to volunteers and supporters of the developing mission that runs by Friday.
Carter turned 95 last Tuesday, becoming the first U.S. president to attain that milestone.
He knowledgeable the group Sunday evening that he needed to go to the hospital and get 14 stitches, “but I had a No. 1 priority and that was to come to Nashville and build houses.”
Carter wore an Atlanta Braves baseball cap, nonetheless his left eye was swollen and bruised and he had a white bandage above his eye. The Carters have been launched by nation stars Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood, who known as the Carters the hardest working volunteers, and sang some duets in the middle of the dwell efficiency and ceremony.