Former President Jimmy Carter, 92, collapsed Thursday while building houses with Habitat for Humanity in Canada reports CBC.
“Firefighters and paramedics were seen scrambling, and an ambulance was brought to the area. It left the site, followed by Carter's motorcade, which is now parked outside the emergency doors at St. Boniface Hospital,” says CBC.
Jonathan Reckford, CEO for Habitat for Humanity International told the media that President Carter was dehydrated, and he is feeling much better now. He remains hospitalized as a precaution.
"He's asked us to continue with our day,” He said, "He encourages everyone to stay hydrated and keep building."
Before he collapsed, former President Carter led a prayer session at the construction site says The Hill.
Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalyn, have been involved in Habitat for Humanity for over 30 years. They were building houses in Canada today as a part of the Carter Work Project 2017, which is helping “150 families build and improve places they can call home as Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary,” says the project’s website.
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