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Carter Center in good position to continue work, experts say

ATLANTA Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said he plans to "fairly dramatically" reduce his work at the Carter Center as he undergoes treatment for cancer. What does it mean for the Carter Center? Carter, 90, has been the face of the Atlanta-based institution since its founding in 1982. The Carter Center has helped improve lives of people in more than 80 nations, campaigning for everything from eliminating diseases to ensuring free and fair elections and fighting for the rights of girls and women, with Carter often showing up himself. Carter was the first to assure people that the center will continue its mission and that he's not stepping away entirely. Knowing the...