On Feb. 24, former President Jimmy Carter spent several hours touring the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, including its Lillian Carter Center for International Nursing, named for his mother. Carter not only addressed a standing-room-only crowd of nursing school students, faculty and staff, but he also took some time to touch base with individual nursing students, meeting some of them and signing copies of his books. In the question-and-answer portion of his address, Carter was so moved by some of the comments he heard, he pledged to take them to Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue.
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Carter pledges to pass along nursing concerns
Jimmy Carter's accomplishments and the notations and honorary titles that accompany them could cover a very large wall (they do, in fact, cover several walls of the Carter Center). He visited the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Feb. 24, to discuss one honor in particular that has a special place in his heart.
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