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Former President Jimmy Carter Diagnosed With Cancer

Jimmy Carter has sadly announced that he is battling cancer.

The 90-year-old former U.S. President confirmed the news on Wednesday (August 12) on his official website.

“Recent liver surgery revealed that I have cancer that now is in other parts of my body,” the statement read. “I will be rearranging my schedule as necessary so I can undergo treatment by physicians at Emory Healthcare. A more complete public statement will be made when facts are known, possibly next week.”

In case you didn’t know, President Carter served in the White House from 1977 to 1981.

Our thoughts go out to him and his family as he undergoes treatment.

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Barack & Michelle Obama Mark 50 Years of 'I Have a Dream'

President Obama and Michelle Obama are joined by former presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on Wednesday (August 28) in Washington, D.C.

It was fifty years ago on that day that Martin Luther King, Jr. stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and gave his historic “I Have a Dream” speech.

The politicians were joined for the ceremony by Oprah Winfrey.

“Celebrating MLK 50th anniversary march at Lincoln memorial. #letFreedomring,” Oprah tweeted that day.

FYI: Michelle is wearing a Tracy Reese dress.

15+ pictures inside of Barack and Michelle Obama celebrating the anniversary of the historic event… More Here! »

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