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 Heads to Haiti
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)

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.
(Read more Angelina Jolie stories.)

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