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Hometown, church mobilize to support Plains' Jimmy Carter

Plains, Georgia, plans on giving back to its resident globe-trotting former president by keeping him upbeat and entertained. Jimmy Carter and his hometown have always been intertwined, from the day he announced he would run for president and an old train depot downtown became a local campaign office. He and his wife, Rosalynn, have always kept a home there, but the 90-year-old Carter intends to spend a lot more time in the tiny town as he's treated for cancer that has spread to his brain. The one-block business district specializes in Carter political memorabilia and peanut souvenirs. Visitors stop by after touring dozens of properties associated with the Nobel Peace Prize winner...

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