Angelina Jolie Heads to Haiti

UN goodwill ambassador visited survivors yesterday
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 9, 2010 8:08 AM CST
Angelina Jolie shakes hands with Dominican Republic's President Leonel Fernandez during her visit to the national palace in Santo Domingo, Feb. 8, 2010.   (AP Photo/Miguel Angel Pantaleon, Dominican Republic Presidency)
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(Newser) – Angelina Jolie's latest humanitarian mission: Haiti's earthquake victims. The actress and UN goodwill ambassador visited with survivors hospitalized in the neighboring Dominican Republic yesterday, and a UN rep says she is traveling to Haiti today, the AP reports. During yesterday's hospital visit Jolie, accompanied by a UN rep, "spoke with several children and a Haitian woman who recognized her and requested help," a hospital spokesperson says.

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