Jimmy Carter was back at a Habitat for Humanity worksite Friday, a day after the former president was hospitalized for dehydration while working with the organization to build homes for needy families in Canada.
A smiling Carter showed up in blue jeans and a work shirt to the site in the St. James neighborhood of Winnipeg, where hundreds of Habitat for Humanity volunteers joined him and his wife, Rosalynn, to build 25 homes.
Carter, 92, was discharged earlier in the morning from St. Boniface General Hospital, where he was treated “as a precaution” for dehydration, Carter spokeswoman Deanna Congileo said. He then attended a prayer service at the work site.
“He and Mrs. Carter extend their appreciation for the many well-wishes he received worldwide,” Congileo said in a statement.
Habitat for Humanity, which has had a long association with the Carters, is constructing 150 homes this year for people in need in Canada to …