02/27/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

'Will Jimmy Carter Meddle In Obama's Foreign Policy?': LA Times

He's the president apart, pictured here standing to the side in a group photo of all the living members of The President's Club in the Oval Office earlier this month.

Defeated resoundingly by Ronald Reagan in 1980, Jimmy Carter has done admirable things since he left office. He started working with Habitat for Humanity, putting the effort to build homes for the poor on the political map. His Carter Center in Atlanta became a hub for spreading democracy as the globe-trotting former president served as an observer in Third World countries to help ensure free and fair elections, winning the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002.

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