Jimmy Carter

Jimmy, Rosalynn Carter mark 70 years 'even closer together'

When doctors told Jimmy Carter they had found four small tumors on his brain, the former president and his wife, Rosalynn, feared his life could end within weeks.

"I didn't know what I was going to do," the former first lady said Wednesday. "I depend on him when I have questions, when I'm writing speeches, anything, I consult with him."

Nearly a year later, the former first couple is preparing to celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary July 7. Jimmy Carter has said his doctors found no sign of cancer in recent scans and he has stopped receiving regular doses of a drug that helps his immune system fight the disease.

The couple spoke with The...