Jimmy Carter will be remembered in Indiana for dashing a presidential candidate’s dream and for building affordable homes

Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Habitat build

In August 2018, the Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project, a milestone 35th build for President and Mrs. Carter, took place in Mishawaka and South Bend, Indiana. The couple worked alongside future homeowners and hundreds of other volunteers to build or improve 41 homes in the area. (Credit: Habitat for Humanity)

From the Hoosier perspective, Jimmy Carter might be best known for thwarting the most prominent Indiana Democrat of the 20th century’s hopes of ascending to the White House. 
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