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Jimmy Carter, the oldest living U.S. president, turns 95

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter
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Former President Jimmy Carter, the longest living U.S. president in history, turns 95 on Tuesday.

The backdrop: The title was previously held by former President George H. W. Bush, who died in December 2018 at the age of 94, per CNN. Carter, who grew up in Georgia as the son of a peanut farmer and still lives there today, was the 39th president.

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