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Names in the news, Oct. 22

By From wire service reports
John Bazemore | AP | BDN
John Bazemore | AP | BDN
Former President Jimmy Carter (right) speaks to former NFL football player Deion Sanders before an NFL football game between the Atlanta Falcons and the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, in Atlanta.

Former President Jimmy Carter is writing a pair of books for a Christian publisher. In one book, Carter will share life lessons culled from more than three decades of teaching Sunday school classes in Plains, Ga., and Washington, D.C. The book is called “Through the Year with Jimmy Carter: 366 Daily Meditations from the 39th President.” It will be released in January. The second book is called “New International Version Lessons from Life Bible: Personal Reflections with Jimmy Carter.” It will hit stores in March and will be filled with Carter’s personal experiences, reflections and insights. A third book, already released recently, is a biography of Carter’s life written for children. The publishing company Zondervan is releasing the books. Carter has previously written 25 books.


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