Carters kick off Carter Work Project

(WSYM) - Former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, visited Indiana Sunday to kick off their 35th annual Habitat For Humanity work project.

Former talk show host, David Letterman introduced the two at the event.

Both Mr. And Mrs. Carter spoke at the ceremony, thanking the volunteers who have helped with habitat for humanity over the years.

Later in the week, they will start their annual Carter Work Project, which is a week-long home building blitz.

This year's project takes place in Saint Joseph county, where the former first couple will work alongside volunteers to build or improve 41 homes.

Jimmy Carter will turn 94-years-old on October 1st.