President Jimmy Carter back in the hospital

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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter teaches Sunday school at Maranatha Baptist Church, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, in Plains, Ga. (AP Photo/John Amis)

ATLANTA, Ga (WJBF) – Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has been admitted into Emory University hospital in Atlanta.

According to a family spokesperson, the 39th United States President is having a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain that has been caused by recent falls.

The procedure is scheduled for Tuesday.

The spokesperson adds that the 95 year old is resting comfortably and his wife, Rosalynn, is by his side.

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