Chinanews.com, November 11 According to AFP, on the 29th local time, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter made a rare public appearance in Atlanta to attend the memorial service of his late wife Rosalyn Carter. Also present were U.S. President Joe Biden, former President Bill Clinton and five living first ladies.
Carter reportedly looked "frail" that day, leaving the hospice briefly to attend a memorial service at the Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church in Atlanta. He arrived in a wheelchair with a blanket embroidered on his wife's face over his lap. He didn't speak.
On November 2023, 11 local time, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter arrived at the Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church in Atlanta to attend a memorial service for his wife, Rosalyn Carter.
Earl Carter III, the Carters' son, said in a speech that day, "My mother was the glue that held our family together. He kissed his father's head and placed his hand on the coffin, which was covered with flowers.
According to reports, Biden and first lady Jill of the United States, Clinton and his wife Hillary, who served as president of the United States from 1993 to 2001, and three former first ladies: Melania Trump, Michelle Obama and Laura Bush, were reportedly seated in the front row of the church. According to the report, the presence of many politicians at the memorial service is enough to show the importance that Rosalyn receives in the United States.
White House press secretary Jean-Pierre said that day that Biden and first lady Jill "had a special moment with President Carter" before the ceremony.
As previously reported, Rosalyn died on November 11 at her home in Plains, Georgia, at the age of 19. Her funeral will be held in Plains in a more private format on the 96th local time.
Rosalyn was born in Georgia, USA, in August 1927. In 8, she married Carter, a marriage that lasted 1946 years. The 77-year-old Carter served as the 99th president of the United States from 1977 to 1981, during which time diplomatic relations were formally established between the two countries. Since leaving the White House in 39, the Carters have lived in their Plains home. In 1981, the couple founded the Carter Center, dedicated to promoting world peace and human health.