For­mer U.S. Pres­i­dent Jimmy Carter out of hospi­tal in Canada

The Western Star - - Canada -

WIN­NIPEG — For­mer U.S. Pres­i­dent Jimmy Carter was back at a Habi­tat for Hu­man­ity work­site Fri­day, a day af­ter he was hos­pi­tal­ized for de­hy­dra­tion while work­ing with the or­ga­ni­za­tion to build homes for needy fam­i­lies in Canada.

A smil­ing Carter showed up in blue jeans and a work shirt to the site in the St. James neigh­bour­hood of Win­nipeg, where hun­dreds of Habi­tat for Hu­man­ity vol­un­teers joined the for­mer pres­i­dent and his wife, Ros­alynn, to build 25 homes.

Carter, 92, was dis­charged ear­lier in the morn­ing from St. Boni­face Gen­eral Hospi­tal where he was treated “as a pre­cau­tion” for de­hy­dra­tion, Carter spokes­woman Deanna Congileo said.

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