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    Jimmy Carter And Rosalynn Got Married 78 Years Ago. Enjoy Their Sweet Love Story That Has Inspired Generations

    The former president of U.S Jimmy Carter tied the knot with his wife Rosalynn in July 1946.

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    Jimmy Carter and Eleanor Rosalynn Smith were married at the Plains Methodist Church in Plains, Georgia on July 7, 1946.

    On Sunday, July 7, Jimmy Carter marked one-year wedding anniversary after the death of his wife Rosalynn. It would have been the couple’s 78th wedding anniversary.

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    Rosalynn died in November 2023. The couple were married for 77 years, making them the longest-married presidential couple.

    After the death of the former first lady, their love story remains as powerful as it has ever been.

    According to CNN, the pair went to see movies on their first date.

    On Jimmy Carter’s 75th birthday, he said the most important decision he ever made in his life was “marrying Rosalynn.”

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    Carter will celebrate his 100th birthday on October 1.

    Below is their love story that inspired generations:

    As Eleanor Rosalynn Smith would later describe in her memoir ‘First Lady from Plains,’ “Jimmy and I grew up three years and three miles apart.

    We do a lot of things, go a lot of places, but Plains is home, and we always come home,” Rosalynn said in the book.

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    After Jimmy proposed for a second time, Rosalynn accepted, and the two got married on a warm Southern summer day, July 7, 1946. There wasn’t a ton of fuss, no invitations or anything like that.

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    Jimmy Carter was 21, and Rosalynn Smith was 18, and they were in love. Rosalynn reportedly refused Jimmy’s first proposal and promised her father, on his deathbed, to finish college at Georgia Southwestern before getting married.

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