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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter hospitalized in Georgia with urinary tract infection

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Jimmy Carter wearing a suit and tie sitting in a car: FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter departs the Capitol after attending the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump in Washington © Reuters/Mike Segar FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter departs the Capitol after attending the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump in Washington

(Reuters) - Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was admitted to a Georgia hospital over the holiday weekend for treatment of a urinary tract infection, the Carter Center said in a statement on Monday.

Jimmy Carter wearing a suit and tie smiling at the camera: FILE PHOTO - Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter attends the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver © Reuters/ERIC THAYER FILE PHOTO - Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter attends the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver

"He is feeling better and looks forward to returning home soon," the statement said. Carter, 95, the nation's oldest living former president, was discharged last week from another hospital after undergoing a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain from bleeding caused by recent falls.

Jimmy Carter wearing a suit and tie: FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter meets Aviva and Noam Shalit in Jerusalem © Reuters/Ammar Awad FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter meets Aviva and Noam Shalit in Jerusalem

(Reporting by Steve Gorman and Jill Serjeant in Culver City, California, Editing by Rosalba O'Brien)

Presidency of George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Billy Graham are posing for a picture: FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. presidents pose with Billy Graham and his son in Charlotte © Reuters/CHRIS KEANE FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. presidents pose with Billy Graham and his son in Charlotte

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