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  • Faith: Christian
  • Career: Politician
  • Birthday:  October 01, 1924
  • Accomplishments:  President Of The United States, Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Habitat For Humanity
  • Fun Faith Fact!: Jimmy Carter has been teaching Sunday school since he was 18 years old.

Former President Jimmy Carter is a devout Christian whose life's work includes enacting social justice with the Carter Center, building homes with Habitat for Humanity, and uniting Baptists with the New Baptist Covenant. While he has been a part of influential international discussions and has received the Nobel Peace Prize, one of his greatest pleasures is teaching Sunday school every week in Plains, Georgia. Photo courtesy of Sara Saunders.

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