Former US First Lady,  Rosalynn Carter, dies at 96

A former US First Lady, Rosalynn Carter, the wife of former President Jimmy Carter, has died.

Carter died at age 96 at her home in Georgia.

This was announced by the couple’s non-profit organisation, Carter Centre, in a statement on Sunday.

“Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, a passionate champion of mental health, caregiving, and women’s rights, passed away Sunday, Nov. 19, at 2:10 p.m. at her home in Plains, Georgia, at the age of 96. She died peacefully, with family by her side,” the Carter Center said.

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