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Rosalynn Carter Honored at 1992 Peace on Earth Gala

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Rosalynn Carter, former First Lady and wife of former President Jimmy Carter, has died at age 96.

Earlier this year, it was reported that the former First Lady was suffering from dementia. President Carter said in a statement, “Rosalynn was my equal partner in everything I ever accomplished. She gave me wisen guidance and encouragement when I needed it. As long as Rosalynn was in the world, I always knew somebody loved and supported me.” Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter were married for 77 years. Like her husband, Rosalynn Carter dedicated herself to many philanthropic efforts. Rosalynn Carter was an early advocate for mental health awareness.

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