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Former Pres. Jimmy Carter Released From Hospital 

Carter, 94, had hip replacement surgery earlier this week after falling and breaking his hip on the way to a hunting trip.

AMERICUS, Ga. -- Former President Jimmy Carter is out of the hospital. 

A statement from the Carter Center says he will be recuperating at his home in Plains after hip replacement surgery.  He needed the surgery after falling and breaking his hip this week. 

The former President is 94 years old.  Meantime, former First Lady Rosalynn Carter was admitted to the same hospital overnight after feeling faint. Following observation and testing, Mrs. Carter left the Phoebe Sumter Medical Center with her husband this morning.

 (Photo by Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images) 

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