Angelina Jolie Is Heading to Haiti
By PopEater / Wire Services Posted Feb 9th 2010 07:52AM
The Hollywood star spoke with hospitalized Haitian survivors in the neighboring Dominican Republic on Monday.
Dario Manon is a spokesman for the Dario Contrera Hospital in the capital of Santo Domingo, where dozens of survivors of the Jan. 12 earthquake in neighboring Haiti are receiving medical help.
Manon says Jolie toured the hospital Monday and spoke with several patients. He told reporters: "She spoke with several children and a Haitian woman who recognized her and requested help."
Jolie has previously visited Iraq, Thailand, Pakistan and other countries with UNHCR.
Angelina Jolie Snapshots
In this photo released by the Dominican Republic Presidency, U.S. actress Angelina Jolie, left, shakes hands with Dominican Republic's President Leonel Fernandez during her visit to the national palace in Santo Domingo, Monday, Feb. 8, 2010. Jolie previously visited a hospital in the Dominican capital, where women and children that survived Haiti's Jan. 12 earthquake are being treated. In background, a painting depicting Juan Pablo Duarte, founder of Dominican Republic. (AP Photo/Miguel Angel Pantaleon, Dominican Republic Presidency)
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