Jimmy Carter was released from a Winnipeg hospital on Friday and briefly returned to a Habitat for Humanity build site before being taken away for further rest.
A statement from the Carter Center, a not-for-profit organization founded by the former U.S. president, said he wanted to attend the 8 a.m. devotional at the build site, helping kick off the day.
He then left for some rest but planned to return for the closing ceremony at the site, and to thank all of the volunteers for their work, a Habitat for Humanity spokesperson said.
The Carter Center said 92-year-old and his wife, Rosalynn, appreciate the many well-wishes they received worldwide after his hospitalization became headline news.
One of those came Thursday evening from another ex-president, Bill Clinton.
Carter required the medical attention Thursday morning after feeling unwell and collapsing at the Habitat build site in the city’s St. James neighbourhood.
He spent the night at St. Boniface Hospital, where he was treated for dehydration.
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