Jimmy Carter celebrates his 99th birthday

Former US President Jimmy Carter postpones his usual daily routine on Sunday, which is to follow Mass online, to celebrate his ninety-ninth birthday .

Jimmy Carter celebrates his 99th birthday

the celebration will be in the same one-story building in which Carter lived before he was first elected as a senator from Georgia in 1962.

Carter's family sees the celebration as a way to honor his personal legacy.

But congratulations on the former president’s birthday also poured in from all over the world.

Celebrities and political figures wore hats reading “Jimmy Carter 99” as they broadcast video messages to the former president.

On Friday night, the White House displayed on its North Lawn a banner that said, “Happy Birthday, President Carter,” accompanied by some candles.

The Jimmy Carter Library and Museum and the Carter Center announced that they will devote an entire weekend to the celebration, which will include a naturalization ceremony on Sunday for ninety-nine new American citizens.

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