Communist Party leader Xi Jinping (L) waits to greet former US president Jimmy Carter in room 202 of the Zhongnanhai leadership compound in Beijing on December 13, 2012. Carter congratulated Xi on his new position before the pair sat down for talks. AFP PHOTO / POOL / Ed Jones
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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter speaks at the Commonwealth Club of California on February 24, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Former President Carter delivered a speech and took questions from the audience during a Commonwealth Club of California event at the Herbst Theatre.
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U.S. President Barack Obama, former president Jimmy Carter, first lady Michelle Obama, and former president Bill Clinton wave as they leave at the end of the Let Freedom Ring ceremony at the Lincoln Memorial August 28, 2013 in Washington, DC. The event was to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream' speech and the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter attends the 25th anniversary MusiCares 2015 Person Of The Year Gala honoring Bob Dylan at the Los Angeles Convention Center on February 6, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. The annual benefit raises critical funds for MusiCares' Emergency Financial Assistance and Addiction Recovery programs.
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Former President Jimmy Carter teaches Sunday school on Easter Sunday at Maranatha Baptist Church on April 20, 2014 in Plains, Georgia.
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In this composite image a comparison has been made between former US Presidential Candidates Ronald Reagan (L) and Jimmy Carter. In 1980 Ronald Reagan won the presidential election to become the President of the United States. 1986: The former President of the United States, Jimmy Carter speaks in 1986 in London.
Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate and State Sen. Jason Carter campaigns with his grandparents, former first lady Rosalynn Carter and former U.S. President Jimmy Carter at Emmanuel Christian Community Church on October 27, 2014 in Columbus, Georgia. Jason Carter is running against the Republican incumbent Georgia Republican Gov. Nathan Deal.