'Steel Magnolia' Rosalynn Carter, US's ex-first lady dies at 96


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Former United States (US) First Lady Rosalynn Carter died at the age of 96 on Sunday. She played a pivotal role during her husband, Democrat Jimmy Carter's presidency from 1977-81, and actively participated in the administration. Known for her prominent advocacy for mental health, Rosalynn spent her final days in hospice care at the couple's residence in Plains, Georgia. She was fondly referred to as "the Steel Magnolia," exemplifying her gentle demeanor, soft Southern accent, and resilience.