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On a 2007 visit to Savelugu Hospital in Ghana, President Jimmy Carter asks a group of children if they've had Guinea worm. A raised hand is a yes. Louise Gubb/Carter Center hide caption

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Former President Jimmy Carter attends Maranatha Baptist Church before teaching Sunday school in his hometown of Plains, Ga., in April. Carter was released from a hospital Wednesday following treatment for an infection. NurPhoto/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Former President Jimmy Carter had surgery Tuesday to relieve pressure on his brain. He's seen here earlier this month, teaching Sunday school at his church in Plains, Ga. John Amis/AP hide caption

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Jimmy Carter Surgery: 'No Complications' In Bid To Relieve Pressure On His Brain

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On a 2007 visit to Savelugu Hospital in Ghana, President Jimmy Carter asks a group of children if they've had Guinea worm. A raised hand is a yes. Louise Gubb/Courtesy of the Carter Center hide caption

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