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Rosalynn Carter

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The Resume

    (August 18, 1927-November 19, 2023)
    Born in Plains, Georgia
    Wrote 'Autobiography: First Lady from Plains,' 'Everything To Gain: Making the Most of the Rest of Your Life,' 'Helping Yourself Help Others: A Book For Caregivers' and 'Helping Someone with Mental Illness: A Compassionate Guide for Family, Friends, and Caregivers'
    Won 'Notre Dame Award for International Service,' 'Eleanor Roosevelt Living World Award,' 'Volunteer of the Decade' and 'Georgia Woman of the Year'
    Former U.S. First Lady (1977-81)/Vice Chair of Carter Center/Author

Why she might be annoying:

    For years, she favored a hair-do similar to the Flying Nun.
    She was often dubbed 'The Steel Magnolia.'
    She enjoyed fly fishing and bird watching.
    Many people associate her and her husband with peanuts because he inherited his family's peanut farm.
    She grew up with her husband & knew him well, but he didn't ask her to date until he was home on leave from the Navy (1945).
    Her name was often misspelled Rosalyn.
    She had an eyelid lift.

Why she might not be annoying:

    She was married to former U.S. President James Earl Carter for 77 years (July 7, 1946).
    She packed a picnic lunch in lieu of an inaugural ball when her husband won the Presidency.
    She graduated from Georgia Southwestern College (l946).
    One of her books won the American Society of Journalists and Authors Outstanding Book Award (1999).
    She enjoyed jogging and walking.
    She and her husband founded The Carter Center and have worked for more than two decades to improve the quality of life for people around the world.
    She's an advocate for mental illness and children's immunizations.
    She genuinely loved people and was known for her kindness to others.
    She physically helped build houses for the needy with Habitat for Humanity.
    She held a Presidential Medal of Freedom, America's highest civilian honor.

Credit: Skunk Butt

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Year In Review:

    For 2023, as of last week, Out of 136 Votes: 13.24% Annoying
    In 2022, Out of 6 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 48 Votes: 52.08% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 105 Votes: 41.90% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 22 Votes: 27.27% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 46 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 13 Votes: 38.46% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 3 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 10 Votes: 30.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 298 Votes: 65.10% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 287 Votes: 65.16% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 44 Votes: 36.36% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 18 Votes: 61.11% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 34 Votes: 58.82% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 112 Votes: 55.36% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 47 Votes: 42.55% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 215 Votes: 48.37% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 206 Votes: 42.72% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 308 Votes: 42.21% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 1309 Votes: 43.09% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 837 Votes: 42.53% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 988 Votes: 67.11% Annoying