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Jessica Chastain Gives Random Woman $2K

They didn't even agree on politics
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 10, 2018 9:10 AM CST
Jessica Chastain Hands Random Woman $2K For Fertility Treatment
Actress Jessica Chastain poses for photographers upon arrival at the screening of the film In The Fade at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Friday, May 26, 2017.   (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

(Newser) – Jessica Chastain celebrated International Women's Day by donating $2,000 to a woman who was apparently in need, reports ABC News. The Molly's Game actor had engaged in an Instagram exchange with Karin Schulz, who said she was short of money for a fertility treatment. The two didn't agree on everything—Shulz is pro-life and Chastain pro-choice—but Chastain said she was moved by her follower's struggle to fund fertility treatments that insurance didn't cover, Bustle reports. "I read about your journey to become a mother and it broke my heart," Chastain wrote on Instagram. Schulz, one of Chastain's 1.6 million Instagram followers, wrote back effusively: "You are my sister, and together wonderful change and more awesome things will happen in this beautiful world we live in."

(Read more fertility treatment stories.)

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