Recently former president of the United States Jimmy Carter was at a baseball game and he kissed his wife Rosalynn when the cameras focussed on the two of them. It was a sweet exchange and entirely in keeping with their enduring, affectionate relationship. Remember the two of them walking hand-in-hand along Pennsylvania Avenue to his inauguration nearly forty years ago?
It could be argued that Carter has been a more successful statesman and world leader since his single term in office rather than during it. He has worked for peace in the Middle East, challenged injustices everywhere, and taken up the cause of the rights of women. All the while he has been an active Christian, teaching Sunday School for decades. He left the Southern Baptist church because of inequality between men and women in the denomination but he certainly didn't relinquish his Christian faith http://www.religionnews.com/2015/05/01/jimmy-carters-essay-on-cutting-his-southern-baptist-ties-goes-viral/
Jimmy and Rosalynn are facing a new and sombre challenge. The president has cancer which has spread to his brain. CNN reported Carter's press conference to announce his diagnosis in this way: