Today in American history…

Today in American history…our 39th U.S. President, Jimmy Carter, was born on October 1, 1924 in Plains, Georgia. (Interesting fact: He was the first President to be born in a hospital)

Some of his lifetime accomplishments were:

🇺🇸 Served in the U.S. Navy from 1946-1953 (and then in the U.S. Naval Reserves on inactive duty from 1953-1961)
🇺🇸 Member of the Georgia Senate (14th District) from 1963-1967
🇺🇸 Governor of Georgia from 1971-1975
🇺🇸President of the United States from 1977-1981
🇺🇸Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002 for co-founding The Carter Center

“Earlier in my life I thought the things that mattered were the things that you could see, like your car, your house, your wealth, your property, your office. But as I’ve grown older I’ve become convinced that the things that matter most are the things that you can’t see — the love you share with others, your inner purpose, your comfort with who you are.” Jimmy Carter

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