Jimmy Carter’s family were all farmers for 350 years and no member of his father’s family had ever finished high school. Carter’s childhood dream was “to go to the Naval Academy, get a college education, and serve in the U.S. Navy”.
On his second day in office, President Jimmy Carter pardoned all evaders of the Vietnam War drafts.
After President Carter retired, he started an effort to eradicate the Guinea Worm, which infected millions of people with worms that slowly and painfully burrow out of the body over 3 months. By 2001, the infection rate was reduced by 98%, with 80% of the remaining cases in the Sudan warzone.
A Japanese interpreter once translated a joke that Jimmy Carter delivered during a lecture as: “President Carter told a funny story. Everyone must laugh.”
In 1970 Jimmy Carter let a prisoner convicted of murder obtain a work release to serve as a maid at the governor’s mansion. He was so impressed, when he was elected president in 1976 he volunteered to be her parole officer & let her continue working at the White House. She was later exonerated.
Jimmy Carter said if he became president, he would release all government UFO information to the public. Once elected, he decided not to due to “national security concerns”.
As President, Jimmy Carter was attacked by a swimming rabbit.
Jimmy Carter is the only U.S. president to officially report seeing a UFO.