Actress Angelina Jolie leaves Lancaster House after attending the G8 Foreign Ministers' conference on April 11, 2013 in London. Jolie reveals in a New York Times op-ed piece published on May 14, 2013 that she underwent a preventative double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery that was completed on April 27, 2013. Her mother, Marcheline Bertrand died from ovarian cancer in 2007 at the age of 56.
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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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.
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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