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UPDATE: Former President Jimmy Carter out of surgery

In this Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, photo, former President Jimmy Carter teaches Sunday school at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Ga. Carter was admitted to Emory University Hospital for a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain, caused by bleeding due to his recent falls. Photo: AP/ John Amis
In this Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, photo, former President Jimmy Carter teaches Sunday school at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Ga. Carter was admitted to Emory University Hospital for a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain, caused by bleeding due to his recent falls.

Updated: November 12, 2019 09:18 AM

Jimmy Carter's spokeswoman says the former president is recovering at Emory University Hospital following surgery to relieve pressure from bleeding on his brain.

Deanna Congileo says there were no complications from the surgery.

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Former President Jimmy Carter enters hospital for surgery

She says Carter will remain in the hospital for observation, and she doesn't anticipate making more announcements until he's released.

Her Tuesday statement also says the Carters thank everyone for the many well-wishes they have received.

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