Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter celebrate 75th wedding anniversary in Plains, Georgia
PLAINS, Georgia (NBC NEWS) — Former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn Carter celebrated their 75th anniversary together, making them the longest-married presidential couple in American history
They decided to host their celebration at Plains High School, where over 300 family and friends attended- including former president Bill Clinton.
“And to my wife Rosalynn I want to express my particular gratitude for being the right woman that I chose for my wife.” Said former president Carter.
The former first lady also had this to say:
“When I was growing up, high school, college, I didn’t think I would every get married. I didn’t like boys, it was boys back then because it was that period. But I didn’t know how to talk to them, I didn’t want to go out with them…And then along came Jimmy Carter and my life has been an adventure ever since.”