Get well soon, Jimmy Carter!
The former president, 90, was hospitalized and underwent surgery to remove a small mass from his liver on Monday, Aug. 3, The Carter Center confirmed last evening.
"Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter underwent an elective procedure at Emory University Hospital today to remove a small mass in his liver. His operation proceeded without issues, and the prognosis is excellent for a full recovery," the statement read.
Jimmy at a book signing in July 2015.
In May, the father-of-four — who served as the nation's 39th president from 1977 to 1981 — was forced to cut a trip to South America short after falling ill.
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"I have escaped from Guyana because I didn't want to spread my bad cold all over the country," he joked at the time during an appearance at The Carter Center. "[I am feeling] fine and getting along well and glad to be back."
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