Angelina Jolie: Humanitarian

Since 2001, the actress been a tireless advocate for refugees around the world

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It was while she was in Cambodia in 2001, shooting Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, that Angelina Jolie became aware of the suffering of the people in that war-ravaged country — “my eyes started to open,” she would later say. That experience — and a greater understanding of a worldwide humanitarian crisis – led the actress to contact the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees later that year.

In the years since, her work on behalf of the homeless and dispossessed has taken her to more than 30 countries — including a few war zones — and to Washington, D.C., where she has pushed for legislation to assist refugees in troubled regions around the world.

These images show just some of the globe-spanning good deeds done by the actress–turned–human rights activist.

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JeannetteJean
JeannetteJean

I respect and admire  Angelina Jolie's courage to removed her healthy breasts, but women who are not financially sophisticated should  know that preventative medicine and a healthy diet can drastically reduce their risk of developing breast cancer even if they have a genetic pre-disposition.

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azmalhome
azmalhome

many people feel hot around when they watch Angelina Jolie movie. sexual violence is common in non-muslim country. especially usa and india. i think jolie is helping male to Do sexual violence against women, because her mostly movie are sexual.

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CrossWinds
CrossWinds

Now stand behind your woman Brad..........This will be a character test over the long haul..........

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