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“RIP”: Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Son Pays Respect After Former First Lady and Leading ‘Mental Health’ Advocate Rosalyn Carter Passes Away at 96

Published 11/20/2023, 12:32 AM EST

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Patrick Schwarzenegger, the eldest son of former governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, paid tribute to the former First Lady of the United States. The wife of former President Jimmy Carter, Rosalynn Carter, passed away on November 19 at 2:10 pm. The 96-year-old passed at her home in Plains, Georgia. Carter had her family by her side and passed peacefully.

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Schwarzenegger’s 30-year-old son shared a post by The Carter Center. The Carter Center announced the passing of its co-founder, a champion of mental health and caregiving, on social media. The young actor often active on social media, shared the post on X (Twitter).

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The post that the bodybuilding legend’s eldest son shared featured an old photograph of Rosalynn Carter. “Our co-founder, former U.S. First Lady Rosalynn Carter, passed away this afternoon,” read the Carter Center post. The Gen V actor wrote “RIP” in his caption. As the son of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver, Patrick Schwarzenegger has grown up learning both republican and democratic ideologies and has a keen interest in politics.

Hence, the Midnight Sun actor joined countless Americans in mourning the passing of the former First Lady. The 96-year-old was a passionate humanitarian who co-founded the Carter Center with her husband. “Waging peace. Fighting disease. Building Hope,” is the Carter Center’s motto. Rosalynn Carter also championed mental health awareness and caregiving throughout her lifetime.


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The former First Lady was married to Jimmy Carter for 77 years. “Rosalynn was my equal partner in everything I ever accomplished,” said the 99-year-old former President about his late wife. “She gave me wise guidance and encouragement when I needed it,” President Carter added. However, his passing wasn’t a surprise. Mrs. Cartre’s health declined steadily. On November 17, the Carter Center announced she had entered hospice care at home. Rosalynn Carter spent her final days with her husband and surrounded by family. In February, Jimmi Carter’s health declined as well.

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Maria Shriver’s heartfelt note to President Carter


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In February 2023, the Carter Center announced worrying news about the 99-year-old former POTUS. A cancer survivor, President Carter has battled health issues for over half a decade. Earlier this year, the life-long public servant’s health deteriorated rapidly. After a series of short stays at the hospital, he decided to spend time with his family and receive care at home.

Patrick Schwarzenegger’s mother, Maria Shriver, penned a heartfelt note for the former President. She praised the POTUS for his humanitarian work and said he has inspired many. “Sending him and his family my love, my respect, my support,” Shriver wrote in her tribute. However, President Carter’s has improved since February.


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Rosalynn Carter was a lifelong public servant alongside her husband, President Carter. Her passing is a blow to her family and countless Americans like Patrick Schwarzenegger.

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